... National safe boating week begins today...
National safe boating week occurs each year during the first full
week before the start of the Memorial Day weekend. This year it runs
from may 18 through may 24... and we start with the topic of life
Before you and your family get out on the water this season or any
season... grab a life jacket and wear it! Nearly 90 percent of those
who drown while boating were not wearing a life jacket.
Wearing a life jacket is one of the most effective and simple life
saving strategies for safe recreational boating. Boaters are
required to have a United States Coast Guard approved life jacket
on board for every passenger on their vessel.
Life jackets are available in a wide variety of shapes... colors
and sizes. They are comfortable... lightweight and perfect for any
boating activity or sport.
No matter what the activity or life jacket style you choose... the
most important thing is to remember to grab a life jacket and
More additional information... visit the National safe boating
Council website at...
Www.Safe boating Council.Org.
This message was brought to you by the National Weather Service
and the National safe boating Council.