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Dockmate joins National Safe Boating Council’s Admiral Club

Dockmate® U.S., manufacturer of handheld wireless remote controls for boats, announced it has joined the National Safe Boating Council’s (NSBC) Admiral Club. The highest tier of membership in the NSBC, the Admiral Club is an exclusive group of supporters focused on helping the organization succeed in increasing safe boating practices. “There is no greater cause in our industry than to support ...

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BoatUS to hold on-water training events at MIBS 2019

After completing a successful pilot program in 2018, which included NMMA’s Tampa and Norwalk boat shows, BoatUS is launching the BoatUS Foundation On-Water Training Program at the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. The Miami Boat Show program will offer two courses to attendees – Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves – and is the kickoff of a nationwide rollout in 2019 with 39 additional ...

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SureShade leads Sun Safe Boating industry collaboration

SureShade is leading a new Sun Safe Boating industry collaboration launching this week, coinciding with National Sun Safety Week and National Fishing and Boating Week. The goal of Sun Safe Boating is to improve public awareness and reinforce the message that improved sun protection is critical to safety and enjoyment on the water. With the support of industry and association ...

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NSBC Wear It! campaign wins national award

The National Safe Boating Council's Wear It! campaign, a yearlong boating safety effort that promotes consistent wear of life jackets by recreational boaters, has been recognized by PR News at the 2015 Platinum PR Awards. Wear It! received an Honorable Mention in the Research and Measurement category, a first for the organization. The annual Wear It! Awareness Survey, conducted by ...

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National Safe Boating Week is May 16 to 22

What are you doing to make sure your boaters are safe this season? Hopefully you are preparing to participate in a local or national initiative for National Safe Boating Week, which is May 16 through 22. According to data from the United States Coast Guard, 398 of the 560 boating-related deaths in 2013 were drowning fatalities, and in 328 of ...

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