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Sea Tow Foundation helps safe boating efforts at 2019 Miami International Boat Show

Thanks to the Sea Tow Foundation – a national nonprofit dedicated to the education and awareness of safe boating practices – more than 1,600 individuals and family members attending this year’s Miami International Boat Show left with a better understanding of the importance of life jacket use. Through partnerships with the National Marine Manufacturers Association and Onyx Outdoor Gear, the ...

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Sea Tow recognizes America’s Boating Club Squadrons for boating safety efforts

The Sea Tow Foundation announced it has named three squadrons of America’s Boating Club – formerly known as the United States Power Squadrons – as winners of its 2019 Golden Life Jacket Award. The award – presented at the ABC Annual Meeting in Orlando on Feb. 23 – annually recognizes individuals and organizations across the country who make a difference in ...

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Sea Tow Foundation launches new advisory council

The Sea Tow Foundation is currently organizing a new North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council representing diverse and influential marine industry representatives, with plans for the group to collaborate on current and future boating safety messages and initiatives primarily involving its popular Sober Skipper campaign. Launched in 2015 and enjoying established partnerships with more than 130 organizations in 32 states, ...

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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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Sea Tow Foundation, ACR renew beacon rental program

In conjunction with ACR Electronics’ sixth annual “406 Day,” the Sea Tow Foundation – a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of safe boating practices – has announced the continuation of its keystone Beacon Rental Program. Through a partnership with the Florida-based survival gear manufacturer, boaters throughout the United States will continue to have easy, affordable access to Personal Locator ...

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Sea Tow Foundation begins third annual Designated Skipper campaign

The Sea Tow Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting boater safety, launches its third annual Designated Skipper campaign on Memorial Day Weekend across the U.S.  The Designated Skipper campaign encourages boaters to designate a sober skipper and asks them to sign a pledge committing to alcohol-free operation of their boats at all times. Alcohol was the No. 1 contributing ...

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Sea Tow Foundation launches life jackets loaner stands in 16 states

To kick off National Safe Boating Week, the Sea Tow Foundation is working with 22 organizations around the United States to launch 14 new life jacket loaner stands and replenish eight already established loaner stands, in 16 states. The new and replenished life jacket loaner stands will make 1,188 life jackets available to anyone, adults and/or children, to use for ...

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Sea Tow Foundation providing life jacket loaner stands at MIBS

For the first time, six life jacket loaner stands with 400 life jackets will be available to individuals and families attending the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Feb. 16-20 on Virginia Key at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin. Through a partnership between the National Marine Manufacturers Association – the organizers of the Miami Boat Show – Onyx Outdoor, and ...

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Sea Tow Foundation launches EPIRB and PLB rental program with support from ACR Electronics

Sea Tow Foundation has launched a new emergency beacon rental program, allowing boaters across the nation access to Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) for rent. The launch of this program is supported by a donation of eight beacons from ACR Electronics. ACR Electronics is celebrating its 60th anniversary, and to mark this milestone it made a ...

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