Safety Gear | Boating Safety

Safety Gear

  • Visual Distress Signal Choices

    Tips for choosing the right visual distress signal for your boat and your use.

    Tips for choosing the right visual distress signal for your boat and your use.
  • Pack a PFD and keep your crew safe.

    Pack a PFD and keep your crew safe.
  • How to Mount An EPIRB

    Important things to consider when mounting an EPIRB on your boat.

    Important things to consider when mounting an EPIRB on your boat.
  • What to Look For: Offshore Life Rafts

    Make sure your life raft has these features before heading offshore.

    Make sure your life raft has these features before heading offshore.
  • Inflatable Lifejacket Inspection Is Crucial

    The US Coast Guard has issued an alert for users of inflatable life jackets.

    The US Coast Guard has issued an alert for users of inflatable life jackets.
  • Register Your PLB

    40 Mhz beacons, such as EPIRB and PLB, must be registered with the appropriate authority in the country in which you boat. Find out how.

    40 Mhz beacons, such as EPIRB and PLB, must be registered with the appropriate authority in the country in which you boat. Find out how.
  • Properly fitting your dog for a life jacket could potentially save its life.

    Properly fitting your dog for a life jacket could potentially save its life.
  • Non-emergency communication with personal satellite transmitters augments essential SOS functions.

    Non-emergency communication with personal satellite transmitters augments essential SOS functions.
  • Emergency beacon proves an easy solution for safety in far-flung locations.

    Emergency beacon proves an easy solution for safety in far-flung locations.
  • The smaller the personal lifesaver beacon, the more likely you are to wear it. Ocean Signal’s rescueME PLB is compact, waterproof, and mounts on your lifejacket.

    The smaller the personal lifesaver beacon, the more likely you are to wear it. Ocean Signal’s rescueME PLB is compact, waterproof, and mounts on your lifejacket.
  • Raft choices involve both dollars and sense.

    Raft choices involve both dollars and sense.
  • The folly of forgoing safety gear service.

    The folly of forgoing safety gear service.

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