Boating Safety Tips by USCG | Boating Safety

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Safety Videos

Safety Tips

  • Michelle "Bombchelle" Dalton reminds everyone to ride and dry drive

    Always designate a sober skipper.

    Michelle "Bombchelle" Dalton reminds everyone to take the pledge and avoid alcohol while boating.
  • Family fishing from Polar Kraft boat

    Never round points too close, especially at speed.

    Taking a wide line around a point makes for increased boating safety.
  • Large boat bearing down on fishermen

    What happened after this viral smash-up at the mouth of the Columbia is just as scary as the crash itself.

    Three salmon fishermen survive a scary boating accident and learn the importance of wearing a life jacket while on the water.