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BoatingCampaign 17h
Let a loved one or friend know the details of your boating trip. The sooner rescuers can get on the water and to the location of an overdue boater, the more likely the outcome will be positive.
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Alaska Boating Safety Program 17h
The operator of a power vessel is responsible for their wake and for maintaining safe speed. Learn more by watching the full Rescue Ready video about Navigation on our YouTube channel:
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DAN Boater Jul 15
AMI Hosts Webinar on Electric Shock Drowning Electric shock drowning expert Ed Lethert warned of the dangers currently taking place in marinas around the country where docks are below water because of flooding. via
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U.S. Coast Guard AUX City Island 9h
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SafeBoatingCouncil 15h
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westmarine 18h
Boats operating at night are required to display navigation lights between sunset and sunrise. Recent changes make them nearly identical to the International Rules, so here's a refresher course on navigation light rules.
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RYA Jul 12
Clip on with care – check our advice for clipping on safely and securely when tackling the waves.
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SafeBoatingCouncil 15h
Replying to @LaurMacaluso
Thank you so much for having us! We are always happy to share education :D
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DAN Boater Jul 15
Catching quality ZZZZZZs on the high seas can be a real challenge, especially when you're far offshore or cruising alone. Here are a few tips from the pros that can help even casual recreational boaters do it more safely.
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New York Safe Boaters Alliance Jul 9
Even strong swimmers should wear a life jacket while out on the water. An individual who falls overboard may suffer from disorientation, injury or even unconsciousness. A Life jacket can keep a victims’ heads above water to breathe and be rescued more easily.
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New York Safe Boaters Alliance Jul 8
From - “Life jackets are at the core of safe boating, whether using a motorized or non-motorized vessel. The U.S. Coast Guard reports 76% of boating deaths in 2017 were due to drowning, and 84% of the victims were not wearing a life jacket.”
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Port of Pittsburgh Commission Jul 12
Heading out on the river this weekend? Be prepared before leaving the dock and always practice .
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Paul Smit Jul 10
Watch out for those boat propellers! They can cause serious injury if the motor isn't turned off before you swim near them!
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New York Safe Boaters Alliance Jul 15
Avoid a collision. The Rules of the Road include the actions to take when encountering another vessel on the water. Some of the most common situations you may encounter are: 1) overtaking, 2) meeting head on, and 3) crossing the bow of another boat.
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RYA Jul 11
You wouldn’t drive without a seatbelt so why sail without proper use of a safety line and safety harness? Check out our clipping on safety advice before you sail.
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Ken Cook Marine Jul 10
Most dogs love to go boating! Be sure to take a few precautions to keep your pet safe. 🐕🛥️⚓️
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508MuirLad Jul 12
Replying to @FrAquinasOP
Always wear your lifejacket; whilst lifesaving.
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Steve Lendosky Jul 10
Driving your boat to the water? Check tires, test trailer brake & signal lights, & crisscross safety chains for a safe drive!
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Port of Pittsburgh Commission Jul 9
It’s important to never leave the dock without a life jacket. Adult life jackets will not work for children until they are at least 90 pounds. Be prepared, and practice .
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DAN Boater Jul 15
5 Tips: How to Manage Offshore Fatigue Andy Rice talks to and sailor about how to manage yourself and avoid exhaustion when racing offshore. via
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