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  • Paddlers Reminded to Wear PFDs in Fall

    Massachusetts officials are reminding paddlers in kayaks and canoes that they must wear lifejackets from September 15 to May 15. According t...

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  • Lifejacket “Type” System to be Revised

    BoatUS reports that on October 22, 2014, the U.S. Coast Guard will eliminate the current lifejacket designation scheme (eg., Type I, II, II...

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  • BoatUS Lifejacket Design Contest Begins

    BoatUS is inviting armchair inventors to come up with a better way to keep boaters afloat by designing a new PFD. The BoatUS Foundation, alo...

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  • Sea Tow Offers Fall Boating Safety Tips

    The Sea Tow Foundation has put together a helpful list of 5 safety tips for boating in the cooler days of fall: 1. Update charts: Helpful la...

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  • Group Pushes for Mandatory Lifejacket Use

    SoundingsTradeOnly: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council recently approved a resolution for lifejacket wear, asking the Coast Guard ...

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  • Coast Guard Issues Lifejacket Warning

    Recent Coast Guard inspections of Type I Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) in both adult and child sizes identified a potential hazard among...

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