Safety Gear | Boating Safety

Safety Gear

  • USCG Navigation Lights diagram

    Are your nav lights, or other lighting, creating danger?

    Are your nav lights, or other lighting, creating danger?
  • US Coast Guard Mobile App Homescreen

    The United States Coast Guard Mobile App is free, and will enhance boating safety.

    The United States Coast Guard Mobile App is free, and will enhance boating safety.
  • PLBs For Everyone

    Personal locator beacons can help save the lives of your crew.

    Personal locator beacons can help save the lives of your crew.
  • 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.

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