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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Boating Safety News

National Safe Boating Week
 

 May 17–23, 2014

National Safe Boating week is coming and there will be lots of activities to celebrate safe boating.  Do something to make boating safer for you and everyone.  Take a safe boating course,  get a Courtesy Vessel Safety Check from the USCG Auxiliary Or the US Power Squadron, teach your children safe boating practices.  http://www.safeboatingcampaign.com/

This is also the kickoff for the North American Safe Boating Campaign. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_Safe_Boating_Campaign#History 
   

In addition you can join  Operation Dry Water, a campaign to eliminate Boating Under the Influence. Take the pledge http://www.operationdrywater.org/index.php/odw/boat_pledge.

Other organizations partner with the National Safe Boating Council and sponsor events'. Here is the Pennsylvania Fish And Boat Commission.   http://fishandboat.com/safeboatingweek.htm.. Every state has events' through their state Boating Law Administrator. You can contact your BLA through the directory at http://nasbla.org/i4a/member_directory/feSearchForm.cfm?directory_id=3&pageid=3335&showTitle=1&showDebugOutput=false&widgetPreview=0&page_version=

Many other organizations have event's during National Safe Boating Week.  Here is Sail America's events. http://www.sailamerica.com/events/national-safe-boating-week/ 

Take part and have a safe boating season.

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