Boating Safety Is For Life

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Boating Safety News

Making waves: A locally driven bill aims to reform California boating safety education
That's not all. In that same time range, there were between 247 and 482 California boating accident injuries per year. Each of those years also saw ...
Power squadrons have rich history
The squadron in addition to teaching basic boating safety and many seminars to the pubic continues teaching piloting and navigation to its members.
  Tragic lesson: safety first
In the light of this tragedy, officials emphasized basic boating safety laws. Among ... Follow boat manufacturers' recommendations as to loading limits.
Indiana DNR Law Enforcement Division becomes eighth agency to achieve national accreditation
The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) ... that works to develop public policy for recreational boating safety.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Boating Safety News

Final Rule. Personal Flotation Devices Labeling and Standards

The Coast Guard is issuing this final rule to remove references to type
codes in its regulations on the carriage and labeling of Coast Guard-approved personal flotation devices (PFDs). Removing these type codes from our regulations will facilitate future incorporation by reference of new industry consensus standards for PFD labeling that more effectively convey safety information, and is a step toward harmonization of our regulations with PFD requirements in Canada and in other countries. Click here to read the USCG regulations.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Boating Safety News

  13-Year Old Dies at Boathouse: What Can You Do to Prevent Electrocution and ESD?
Sadly, when Sarah went to grab a boarding ladder on a pontoon boat to ... clean and responsible boating and offers range of boating safety courses .
Coast Guard Boating Safety Class to Be Held
The course covers safe boat handling, navigation markers, how to equip a boat for safety and meeting state and federal requirements, trailering tips, ...
Boating And Water Safety Added To Driver's Education Program
The Texas Education Agency has approved a parks and wildlife water safety program to educate young adults and teens who spend time boating, ...