Tag Archives: Life Jacket Awareness

USCG guidelines for PFD decontamination

USCG Safe Boating logo

Because questions about how to decontaminate your personal flotation device are surfacing, the U.S. Coast Guard has posted recreational life jacket Decontamination Guidance on their website www.uscgboating.org. If you think your product has been exposed to a virus, clean as recommended by the manufacturer and then let dry in warm, low humidity environment for at least 72 hours before reuse. ...

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Sea Tow Foundation Expands Life Jacket Loaner Program

Sea Tow Life Jacket Loaner Station

The Sea Tow Foundation – a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education of safe boating practices – has announced that more than 120 organizations will either build new Life Jacket Loaner Stations or receive new life jackets to restock existing stations in 2019, as part of the Foundation’s ongoing effort to keep boaters safe. From a California harbor to a ...

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Sea Tow Foundation launches life jacket awareness campaign

The Sea Tow Foundation – a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to the education and promotion of safe boating practices – has announced the launch of its newest social media campaign – a program it calls Vest Friends. Vest friends are two or more people wearing life jackets and sharing a photo or video of themselves on social media to promote life ...

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