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Sea Tow Foundation announces 2020 National Boating Industry Safety Awards

The Sea Tow Foundation in cooperation with its North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council, announced the official call for entry for its “National Boating Industry Safety Awards.” The 2020 contest features an enhanced series of categories which recognize top boating safety programs and campaigns within the for-profit segment of the recreational marine industry. This year’s event includes 11 categories of ...

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Sea Tow Foundation building database for life jacket stations

The Sea Tow Foundation – a national nonprofit dedicated to the education and awareness of safe boating practices – announced that it is collecting data from individuals and organizations around the country that operate life jacket loaner stations in an effort to create a national database of their locations. As part of a grant through the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust ...

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Sea Tow Foundation awarded funding for Flare Disposal Program

The Sea Tow Foundation – a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and awareness of safe boating practices – was recently awarded a new grant from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund starting this month to conduct a Flare Disposal Program. Flares expire after 42 months and must be replaced to meet the USCG’s ...

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Sea Tow Foundation appoints new Sober Skipper council members

The Sea Tow Foundation has appointed seven new marine industry stakeholders to serve on its North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council which was established in 2019. This new slate joins a dozen inaugural council members and will collaborate on a variety of strategies and tactics to promote greater awareness and adoption of boating safety initiatives and messages both within the ...

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Sea Tow Foundation adds 87 new life jacket stations

The Sea Tow Foundation – a national nonprofit dedicated to the education and awareness of safe boating practices – announced that it has partnered with an additional 87 organizations and agencies to add new or restock existing Life Jacket Loaner Stations for the 2020 Summer boating season. With more than 650 Life Jacket Loaner Stations already located throughout the United States, the Sea Tow ...

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Sea Tow Foundation opens nominations for North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council

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The Sea Tow Foundation has officially opened nominations for new council members for its North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council, with applications accepted through May 1, 2020. Appointees will serve two-year terms beginning June 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022. According to Sea Tow Foundation Executive Director Gail R. Kulp, the North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council serves as an ...

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Sea Tow Foundation promotes life jacket use at MIBS 2020

When more than 100,000 individuals visited this year’s Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show to see the new boats and boating gear, the Sea Tow Foundation made sure that the attendees received a quick course in the importance of wearing life jackets when on or around the water. As a result of the show’s captive audience, tens of thousands of boating enthusiasts  interacted with ...

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Sea Tow Foundation names winners of inaugural National Boating Industry Safety Awards

The Sea Tow Foundation recently announced winners of its inaugural National Boating Industry Safety Awards at Boating Industry's Elevate Summit in Orlando. The awards were sponsored and judged by the newly established National Sober Skipper Advisory Council and funded through a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund which is administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. They ...

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Life jacket use hits record highs at NMMA boat shows

More than 34,000 attendees at the NMMA-hosted 2019 Tampa and Norwalk Boat Shows left with a better understanding of the importance of life jacket use, thanks to loaner stations set up by the Sea Tow Foundation. Through partnerships with NMMA and Onyx, the Sea Tow Foundation set up two stations at each of the shows to ensure that life jackets ...

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Sea Tow Foundation extends deadline for boating safety award nominations

The Sea Tow Foundation has announced a deadline extension for its inaugural National Boating Industry Safety Awards from October 1 to October 7, 2019. The awards, which will recognize the best boating safety work in the for-profit sector of the recreational marine marketplace occurring within the United States, will be presented November 22 on the opening night of the Boating ...

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