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U.S. Coast Guard to release boating safety app

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to release its first boating safety app Saturday as the kickoff to this year's National Safe Boating Week. The Boating Safety Mobile app was not designed to replace a boater's marine VHF radio, which the Coast Guard strongly recommends all boaters have aboard their vessels. The app was mainly designed to provide additional boating ...

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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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