Boating Safety Tips by USCG | Boating Safety

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  • US Coast Guard diver with helicopter
    SFTV embeds with the U.S. Coast Guard to document their constant preparation to protect boaters and save lives.

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Safety Tips

  • Balancing Act

    Responsible captains don't drink and boat.

    Responsible captains don't drink and boat.
  • Life Jacket Safety

    Life jackets must be worn properly to save lives.

    Life jackets must be worn properly to save lives.
  • PWC operator safety

    As a PWC operator, you must follow all general boating laws and regulations, as well as some rules and tips specific to PWCs.

    A personal watercraft is a powerboat, even if it’s fast, nimble and, yeah, personal, like a motorcycle or snowmobile. As a PWC operator, you must follow all general…
  • Coast Guard rescue swimmer jumping out of helicopter

    A simple sticker prevents rescue false alarms.

    Today, bright orange “If Found” stickers are available through local Coast Guard Auxiliary flotillas, United States Power Squadrons offices, kayak and canoe shops and…

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