The Water Sports Foundation’s Executive Director, Jim Emmons, was a featured boating safety expert appearing on The Weather Channel prior to the busy July 4 holiday boating weekend. This coverage comes as a result of the WSF Public Relations Outreach Initiative for 2022.
WSF’s Jim Emmons Talks Boating Safety With The Weather Channel
Recreational Boating Statistics 2021
An annual compilation of recreational boating statistics in the United States, compiled by the U.S. Coast Guard using data supplied by the U.S. states and territories. Recreational Boating Statistics 2020 was released on June 30, 2021. New reports are published in early summer using certified data from the previous year.Read More
Choosing Life Jackets for Kids
Five things to look for in life jackets for kids. By now, most boaters should be familiar with the statistics. Life jackets save lives, but only if you wear them. Fortunately, today’s offerings are more comfortable than ever. While most adults can easily find a life jacket that does the job, selecting a kid’s jacket […]Read More
These Kayakers Fought for Survival After Big Waves Overturned Their Boats
One by one, the three kayakers capsized in the cold, angry water. Then they became separated. It was meant to be another boys’ trip, the latest in a tradition that stretched back more than two decades. Every other year, the old friends—Jim Farrington, 49, an electrical lineman in Alden, Michigan; Sean Royston, 47, an electrical grid systems manager […]Read More