Tools to Establish and Promote Your Marina or Boating Business as a Life Jacket Loaner Site

BoatUS Foundation releases a how-to-guide for establishing and promoting marine businesses as life jacket loaner sites The BoatUS Foundation, a national leader promoting safe, clean and responsible boating, aims to make it easier for marinas and other marine businesses to run an effective life jacket loaner program for their local boating community. Life Jacket...

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BoatUS Rolls Out Build a Better Life Jacket Contest

Innovation in Life Jacket Design Competition seeks newest innovations and design ideas for life jackets The BoatUS Foundation has teamed up with Personal Floatation Device Manufacturers Association (PFDMA) and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) to seek out the newest technologies and design ideas with the “Innovation in Life Jacket Design Competition”. Kicking off on August...

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Boat Safety Checks Attract Customers to Your Location

Marine businesses that host safety checks help keep boating clients safe while building customer loyalty As a marina or boatyard, demonstrating your commitment to issues that matter most to boaters – like waterway preservation, boating regulations and boat safety – shows that you are a business that cares and backs it up with real actions. Boaters have many choices for marine services...

Recreational boating demographics

U.S. Coast Guard Releases National Recreational Boating Survey Report

NRBS report details North America boating participation and key boater demographic information based on 2012 data Marine businesses and other stakeholders in recreational boating now have access to a comprehensive recreational boating participant report available for free download from the United States Coast Guard Boat Safety Division as part of the National Recreational Boating...

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Personal Watercraft Industry Association Launches Safe Rider Pledge Campaign

Campaign for Safe Rider Pledge promotes PWC safety with public service announcements and user submitted videos on social media The Personal Watercraft Industry Association (PWIA), an association representing U.S. personal watercraft manufacturers, has announced the launch of a new campaign on July 3, 2013 aimed at growing the safe use of personal watercraft (PWC)....

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NauticalCheck Offers Consignment Program to Boating Supply Vendors and Safety Organizations

New consignment program gives marine businesses an opportunity to generate additional revenue with safety pocket checklist book NauticalCheck, a publisher of safety checklist books, has announced on June 27, 2013 the roll-out of a new consignment program that will enable marine businesses such as boating supply vendors and safety organizations the ability to sell...