boating safety

10 Important Tips from the Water Sports Foundation to Keep Boaters Safe this Busy 2022 Boating Season

– Memorial Day is the Traditional Launch to Seasonal Boating Activity –  Orlando, Fla, May 4, 2022 – With a 35% increase in new boat ownership and 415,000 new boaters taking to the waterways since 2020, boating participation will reach historic levels of participation this summer, says Water Sports Foundation Executive Director Jim Emmons. With […]

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Top 10 Boating Safety Tips for the Busy 2022 Season

With a 35% increase in new boat ownership and 415,000 new boaters taking to the waterways since 2020, boating participation will reach historic levels of participation this summer, says Water Sports Foundation Executive Director Jim Emmons. With the Memorial Day holiday traditionally serving as the kick-off to summer boating activity, Emmons says the Water Sports […]

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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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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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Don’t Let Alcohol Crash America’s Birthday Celebration On the Water

Alcohol use is the leading known contributing factor in fatal boating accidents.

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Bass Boat Hero Coralls Runaway Boat

Getting thrown from a bass boat at 60 mph is one way to learn about the importance of Engine Cutoff Switches.

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Video: On the Road or On the Water You’re headed Nowhere Fast While Impaired

Whether you’re on the road or on the water, impaired operation will get you nowhere. Watch how this cleverly designed video compares impaired boating to impaired driving.

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Avoiding, or Dealing with, Flooding

Central to enjoyable boating is keeping water out of the boat.

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Video Archive

See all the the boating safety videos from the Water Sports Foundation on YouTube

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