Tag Archives: Operation Dry Water

2020 Operation Dry Water award winners announced

Operation Dry Water

The Operation Dry Water Awards Program recognizes law enforcement officers and agencies that are making a positive impact on the recreational boating community through the deterrence of boating under the influence (BUI). These law enforcement officers and agencies participate in the national Operation Dry Water campaign and make a difference in recreational boating safety by raising awareness about the dangers of boating under ...

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‘Operation Dry Water’ gears up

Operation Dry Water launches

Operation Dry Water (ODW), a nationwide campaign addressing boating under the influence (BUI), will take place July 3 – 5. The U.S. Coast Guard, local and state law enforcement agencies, recreational boating safety advocates and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) are gearing up to help raise awareness and prevent incidents related to boating under the influence. ...

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BoatUS Foundation: Don’t have your own fireworks show

Congress advances boating safety measure

Celebrating America’s birthday, thousands of boaters are expected to hit the water Fourth of July holiday weekend, recreational boating’s traditional busiest time of the year. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water has a few boating safety reminders. While boaters will need to follow social distancing guidelines, that’s not the only COVID-19 concern, according to the Foundation. While ...

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Weekly 5: Powerboat shipments up in April

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. NMMA: Powerboat shipments up in April Wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats for NMMA’s control group of manufacturers (representing 69 percent of the market) were up 2.8 percent through ...

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