Across the U.S., boating safety advocates have teamed up to help educate and inform boaters on safety best practices during National Safe Boating Week, May 20-26. Ahead of Memorial Day weekend and as millions of Americans take to the water this summer, media outlets from coast to coast have been amplifying safe boating messages to their audiences, reinforcing the recreational boating industry’s commitment to being safe while on the water.
Media highlights from the week included:
- Washington, D.C. Fox 5
- Virginia Hampton Roads CBS
- Erie News Now
- Nags Head Beach 104
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
- Iowa NBC
- New Jersey News 12
- Olympia, WA - The Star
As well as this clip from WBBM-TV/CBS News in Chicago:
In addition to the nationwide media coverage, Discover Boating® offered a variety of resources and safety tips throughout the week encouraging both new and experienced boaters to ensure an enjoyable boating experience by following safe boating practices.