Boating Safety Tips by USCG | Boating Safety

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  • Improving Boating Skills

    Becoming a safer boater is good. Becoming a more competent and confident boater is better yet.

    Coursework, particularly the many nationally recognized courses available, lets you dip deeper into boating now, and safely enjoy being on the water later.
  • Avoiding Flooding Tips

    Central to enjoyable boating is keeping water out of the boat.

    Use these tips to keep water out of your boat, or, if it's already flooded, learn how to pump it out.
  • There are many ways beyond flotation in which your life jacket can become your best friend.

    Add these items to your life jacket to increase your chances of rescue.
  • How to beat head seas

    Beat the abuse of head seas with these helpful tips.

    Use these tips to beat the abuse of head seas and keep you crew comfortable and safe.