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FAQ the U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Division put together regarding the release of the 2020 Boating Statistics Report.

Get answers to frequently asked questions regarding the recently released 2020 boating statistics.

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Profiles in Leadership: Jim Emmons Interview in BoatingIndustry Magazine

Recognizing Top Industry Achievers and Their Strategies for Success. WSF’s Jim Emmons is interviewed by BoatingIndustry Magazine

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South Carolina Newspaper Shares WSF’s Top Tips for Safer Boating just in time for Independence Day Weekend

The Fourth tends to be one of the worst days of the year for boating accidents. The heat of summer, alcohol and a rush to get home after fireworks shows often combine to create a perfect storm that results in numerous accidents and deaths, boating experts say.

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Great Lakes Scuttlebutt Magazine Shares Fourth of July Boating Safety Tips

Great Lakes Scuttlebutt magazine shares our top boating tips for a safe and fun independence day.

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Men’s Journal Covers Paddling Safety

Memorial Day marks the launch of the boating and paddling season across the U.S. This year, however, waterways will look a little out of the ordinary—likely more crowded than ever.

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Great Lakes Scuttlebutt Magazine Shares Summer Boating Safety Tips

Great Lakes Scuttlebutt magazine covers 12 boating safety tips for the busy summer season.

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Boating Industry Insider Podcast Talks About National Safe Boating Week with Jim Emmons

Joining Boating Industry content director David Gee in this episode is Jim Emmons to discuss the latest boating safety statistics, the impact on boating safety with a rise in the number of first-time boaters, and the part the entire boating industry can play when it comes to boating safety education.

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Soundings Trade Only Promotes Boating Safety Tips for Summer

The industry-focused magazine helps the Water Sports Foundation promote boating safety during the busy summer season, and beyond.

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WSF Announces New National Boating Safety Media Center / Mainstream Distribution

The Water Sports Foundation (WSF) has recently launched the first phase of its new “National Boating Safety Media Center” which is designed to facilitate and support journalists assigned to cover boating safety topics.

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Boating Industry Magazine Covers New WSF National Boating Safety Media Center

Boating Industry Magazine covers the launch of the new WSF National Boating Safety Media Center

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Soundings Trade Only on Launch of new WSF Media Center

Marine Industry publication Soundings Trade Only covers the launch of the new WSF Media Center.

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Water Sports Foundation Launches New “National Boating Safety Media Center” as Part of Media Outreach Campaign

As part of a U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Outreach Grant, the Water Sports Foundation (WSF) has just completed the first phase and launch of its new “National Boating Safety Media Center” which is designed to facilitate and support the work of journalists assigned to cover boating safety topics.

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Boating Magazine Wins Video Awards

At the annual and prestigious Boating Writer’s International Awards, BOATING took away six awards, most notably completely sweeping the ”Boating Video” category.

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New Coast Guard Recreational Boating Stats Show a Reduction in Boating Deaths for Third Straight Year

The United States Coast Guard has released its 2019 Recreational Boating Statistics report revealing a decline in American boating deaths for the third straight year.

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WSF’s Jim Emmons to Chair USCG National Boating Safety Advisory Council

Jim Emmons, a 31-year career marine industry veteran and current non-profit outreach grants director for the Water Sports Foundation was recently appointed as the USCG NBSAC Chairman.

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Water Sports Foundation Interviewed by The Weather Channel

Water Sports Foundation Executive Director Jim Emmons is interviewed by The Weather Channel

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