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Safe Boating Literature Distribution Displays are available for interested organizations and marine dealers. USCG Auxiliary Program Visitors provide display racks and literature For Literature Display Materials: Contact Us Literature Available for Displays PAMPHLET, BOAT RESPONSIBLY (Your In Command)) -A seven-fold pamphlet that urges boaters to boat responsibly by always wearing your life jacket, never boating under the influence, taking a boating safety course, and getting a vessel safety check. Also explains the dangers of Carbon Monoxide, how it can harm you, and how to protect others and yourself. PAMPHLET, YOUR GUIDE TO TOWING (The U S Coast Guard reminds you Your In Command) -*Tips for better towing*Road rules in all 50 states* Step-by step safety checklist, A supplement to trailer boats magazine- (6" x 9") 50 pages. PAMPHLET, BOATING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (Your In Command)-A 3 fold brochure that provides tips on how to boat responsibly by avoiding drug and alcohol consumption, using good sense, wearing a lifejacket, taking a boating safety course, and getting a free Vessel Safety Check at least once a year. POSTER," AMERICA'S BOATING COURSE" (Your In Command)-learn Safer Boating Your Way (Your In Command) Size- (8.5"x 11") PAMPHLET, TAKE AMERICA'S BOATING COURSE -Top Fifteen reasons why and what you will learn VIDEO, "AMERICA'S BOATING COURSE" -USCG America's Boating Course & Vessel Safety Check loop Tape(VHS - TRT: 90 min). BOOKLET, BOATING SAFETY (MetLife Auto & Home) -This 47 page booklet covers fifteen individual recreational boating safety topics ranging from Aids to Navigation, Boating Accidents, Boater's Duffel, Coast Guard Infoline, Downbursts, The Sudden Winds, Getting A Permit For A Regatta Or Marine Event, Getting Help On The Water, Hunting Safety On The Water, Hurricane Observations And Precautions, Marine Radio, Powerline Hazards, Shipshape Is Firesafe, Safety Tips For Trailering Your Boat, Visual Distress Signals For Recreational Boaters and Waterskiing Safety Tips. (REV. 06/2003) POSTER, "FREE VESSEL SAFETY CHECK" (Your In Command)-Have You Had Your Free Vessel Safety Check This Year? (Your In Command) Size -(8.5"x 11") PAMPHLET, KEEPING YOUR BOAT AFLOAT (State Farm) -Information on Free Vessel Safety Checks, Before You launch Your Boat, On the Water, Take Special Precautions with Personal Watercraft and What To Do If An Accident Happens. (REV. 03/2006) PAMPHLET, CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING (Your In Command)-What you can't see... can harm you. What is Carbon Monoxide? How you can protect others and yourself. POSTER, CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING (Your In Command) -If you could see Carbon Monoxide, it might look like this. Size-(8.5"x 11") POSTER, CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING (Your In Command)- If you could see Carbon Monoxide, it might look like this. Size- (11"x 17") DECAL, CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING (Your In Command)-"DANGER" Stay clear from exhaust port when engine is running. Size- (2"x 5") VIDEO, CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING -What you can't see, can harm you (VHS-TRT: 4:51) PAMPHLET, FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR RECREATIONAL BOATS (Your In Command)-Contains information about Federal boating laws, equipment requirements, and safety recommendations for recreational vessels. Loaded with charts, graphics, and diagrams, this brochure covers navigational rules, cold water survival and lifejacket requirements. (You're in Command Boat Safely) (REV. 2007) PAMPHLET, RESCUE 21 TAKE THE "SEARCH" OUT OF SEARCH AND RESCUE -An advanced search and rescue (SAR) communications system that helps the U. S. Coast Guard more effectively locate and assist boaters in distress in over 95,000 miles of coastline, navigable rivers, and lakes. PAMPHLET, GLOBAL MARITIME DISTRESS &SAFETY SYSTEM (GMDSS) -An overview of GMDSS for the recreational boater. Includes descriptions of system functions, equipment, and capabilities. (REV. 0412006) DECAL-VHF - EMERGENCY RADIO CALL PROCEDURES (3.5" x 5") - 1. Make sure radio is on, 2. Select channel 16, 3. Press/Hold the transmit button, 4. Clearly say: Mayday Mayday Mayday, 5. Also give: Vessel Name and/or description, Position and/or location, Nature of emergency, Number of people on board, 6. Release transmit button, 7. Wait for 10 seconds - If no response repeat "MAYDAY" call. (16 VHF-FM) (REV. 10/05) PAMPHLET- US AIDS TO NAVIGATION SYSTEM - This 14 page pamphlet is designed to help the recreational boater better understand the principle use and identification of the U.S. Aids To Navigation Systems. It contains detailed illustrations on the various types of buoys and beacon used today .Also included, is a section on bridge lighting characteristics and identification, and Draw Bridge opening signals and procedures.(REV. 10/2005) PAMPHLET, "VOLUNTEER TO MAKE THE DIFFERENCE" JOIN THE COAST GUARD AUXILIARY Promotional information describing some of the many Coast Guard Auxiliary functions. Be a part of the action "America's Volunteer Lifesavers". (REV. 2004) POSTER, JOIN THE COAST GUARD AUXILIARY (MEDIUM)-With five photographs depicting the five corner stones of the Coast Guard Auxiliary: Public Education, Boating Operations, Air Operations ,VSCs and Fun & Fellowship. Size - (16"x 20") (NO DATE) PAMPHLET, KEEP OUR WATERWAYS SAFE AND SECURE (Homeland Security) -Do your part for Homeland Security, be alert and boat safely. (MAX 100) (REV. 2003) *PAMPHLET...pdf, WATERWAY WATCH (America's Waterway Watch) -A quick overview of America's Waterway Watch. Provides examples of suspicious activities. Also includes a sample form for reporting suspicious activities, along with important phone numbers. (REV. 2004) Also available in Spanish DECAL, WATERWAY WATCH (America's Waterway Watch) -For placement on window or windshield of your vessel or place of business. (3%"x 3%") (MAX 100) (REV. 2004) WALLET CARD, WATERWAY WATCH (America's Waterway Watch) - Provides list of suspicious activities and phone numbers to call if you witness such activities.(2" x 3.5") (REV. 2004) POSTER, WATERWAY WATCH (America's Waterway Watch) -Attractive, colorful poster introducing America's Waterway Watch. Provides National Response Center's Terrorist Hotline number.(22" x 34") (REV. 2004) POSTER, WATERWAY WATCH (America's Waterway Watch) -Report Suspicious Activity on the Waterfront Call 911 or 800-424- 8802or 877-24WATCH http://www.americaswaterwaywatch.org/ Laminated for outdoor use (11" x 14") (REV.2006) BANNER, WATERWAY WATCH (America's Waterway Watch) -Help Keep America's Waterways Safe and Secure. (80" x 30") (REV. 2005) PAMPHLET, VESSEL SAFETY CHECK "Boat Smart From The Start" -Explains the Vessel Safety Check (VSC) program, what a Vessel Safety Check is and the benefits of the program. (REV.2000) PAMPHLET, PADDLE SAFE -HAVE FUN (Your In Command) -A four-fold pamphlet that provides ten tips on how to paddle safely. Features 2004 Olympic Silver Medal winner for Whitewater Kayaking, Rebecca Giddens. Safety topics covered include always wear a life jacket, don't drink while paddling, stay low in your boat to prevent capsizing, keep your balance, practice the wet exit, dress for weather conditions, plan ahead, never paddle alone, be in command of your boat, and learn about your boat. PAMPHLET, FISHING TIPS (Your In Command) -A three-fold pamphlet that provides ten tips from Bill Dance on how to fish effectively and safely. Safety topics covered are always wear a life jacket, boat safe and sober, and get schooled on boating safety. Pamphlet also provides tips on how to catch more fish. PAMPHLET, SAFE BOATING TIPS FOR ANGLERS, HUNTERS & CAMPERS -This 16 page booklet covers fourteen individual recreational boating safety topics ranging from Tips for Anglers, Hunters & Campers, Life Jackets -Wear them, Sobering Facts about Alcohol, Hypothermia - The Cold Killer, What You Must Have Aboard, Distress Signals, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, First Aid Emergency Measures, U.S. Aids to Navigations, Charts -Your Nautical Road Maps, Boating's Operating Rules, Canoeing/Kayaking Safety, Keep Our Waters Clean and Take A Boating Course. (REV. 01/2006) PAMPHLET, THE RIGHT LIFE JACKET (Your In Command) -An informative guide that provides specifications and photos of 13 different types of life jackets, how they perform, and for what activities they are best suited. Also features tips on how to check if a jacket fits properly. POSTER, WHICH LIFE JACKET FOR YOU? -A counter top poster that illustrates various activities boaters might be getting into, and suggests the life jackets for that sport, along with a very brief description of what one should be looking for. Size - (12" x 18") PAMPHLET, BEWARE OF BOAT PROPELLERS (Your In Command) -An informative guide that provides a better understanding of the dangers of propeller strikes. Provides safety tips and examples of various devices that can be used to prevent strikes. PAMPHLET,"5 TONS AND NO BRAKES" -Practical suggestions for Houseboating safety. POSTER, 10 WAYS TO PADDLE SAFELY (Your In Command) -A 11" x 15" poster that provides ten tips on how to paddle safely. Features 2004 Olympic Silver Medal winner for 'M1itewater Kayaking, Rebecca Giddens. Safety topics covered include always wear a life jacket, don't drink while paddling, stay low in your boat to prevent capsizing, keep your balance, practice the wet exit, dress for weather conditions, plan ahead, never paddle alone, be in command of your boat, and learn about your boat (MAX 5) COLORING BOOK, "INKY THE WHALE" -True story of a whale made ill by ingestion of plastic debris. Pictures to color and activity pages. COLORING BOOK and ACTIVITY BOOK, "OFFICER SNOOK" FUTURE BOATERS& ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDE-Both safety and environmental protection messages for young people who are learning about recreational boating. Appropriate for upper elementary or middleschool. COLORING BOOK and ACTIVITY BOOK, "OFFICER SNOOK" -To teach children the importance of keeping our waterways pollution free. COMIC BOOK, OFFICER SNOOK VERSUS THE POLLUTION MONSTER -A project of youth environmental programs. ACTIVITY BOOK, OFFICER SNOOK, HANDS-ON MINDS-ON - A cartoon fish who symbolizes protection of our water environments worldwide. PAMPHLET, (GOOD MATE) "FAST FACTS" -OIL AND FUEL POLLUTION -Advice for boaters and marinas from the Ocean Conservancy. (REV.2001) PAMPHLET, (GOOD MATE) "FAST FACTS" -SEWAGE POLLUTION -Advice for boaters and marinas from the Ocean Conservancy. (REV.2001) PAMPHLET, (GOOD MATE) "FAST FACTS" -VESSEL MAINTENANCE POLLUTION -Advice for boaters and marinas from the Ocean Conservancy. (REV.2001) PAMPHLET, (GOOD MATE) "FAST FACTS" -SOLID WASTE AND DEBRIS -Advice for boaters and marinas from the Ocean Conservancy. (REV.2001) PAMPHLET...link, (GOOD MATE) "FAST FACTS" -STORM WATER RUNOFF -Advice for boaters and marinas from the Ocean Conservancy. REV.2001) PAMPHLET, (GOOD MATE) "FAST FACTS" -VESSEL OPERATION DAMAGE -Advice for boaters and marinas from the Ocean Conservancy. (REV.2001) GUIDE, "MANAGING WASTE AT RECREATIONAL BOATING FACILITIES" - A 36 page (8.5"x 11") guide book for marina operators that discusses waste handling issues at recreational boating facilities and provides a strategy for encouraging proper waste handling. (REV.05/94) GUIDE, MANAGING OILY WASTE AND GARBAGE FROM SHIPS- A guide to waste management practices for shipping agents, waste haulers, shipping companies, and port and terminal operators. PAMPHLET, HELP STOP AQUATIC HITCHHICKERS -Inspect, Drain, Dispose, Consult and Contacts (MRBP). GUIDE, EXPLORING CLEAN WATER -Through The Eyes Of The Boater. (CMC) GUIDE, USCG AQUATIC NUISANCE PROGRAM -Awareness on how to prevent and control the spread of aquatic nuisance species. PAMPHLET, USCG BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT -Preventing and controlling the spread of aquatic nuisance species. GUIDE, GOOD MATE TEACHING -A companion guide for preparing outreach presentations on material in the Good Mate Manual. Produced by the Ocean Conservancy. (MAX 1) MANUAL, GOOD MATE -A training manual for marina operators on best practices for preventing water pollution at recreational marinas. Also used as part of the Auxiliary M Department training program. Produced by the Ocean Conservancy. (REV. 2001) GUIDE, SEA PARTNERS TRAIN THE TRAINERS -Information on marine pollution issues, laws and regulations, outreach strategy and giving presentations for the SPC. GUIDE, "ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF RECREATIONAL BOATING" -Training on marine environmental protection issues for Auxiliarist involved in public education. Discusses marine pollution problems, regulations and solutions. (REV. 07/97) PAMPHLET, "ENVIRONMENTAL GUIDE FOR PERSONAL WATERCRAFT OPERATORS" -Gives PWC operators tips to be environmentally friendly. PAMPHLET, "HELP US PROTECT"-Explains effect of pollution on the environment; "describes Coast Guard role in pollution prevention and response". Also available in: Spanish and French (Please specify) PAMPHLET, NORTHERN RIGHT WHALE -Information on this highly endangered species and advice to mariners on protection. For East Coast populations PAMPHLET, "HOW'S THE WATER?" -Contains a chart of restrictions on what can be dumped in the water and a citizen report form for pollution incidents. Also available In: Spanish (Please specify) PAMPHLET, CLEANER BOATING ENVIRONMENT. Tips on how boaters can protect the environment. (REV.10/01) Also available In: Spanish (Please specify) POSTER, OFFICER SNOOK. HOW LONG WILL YOUR GARBAGE LAST IN THE ENVIRONMENT? "18" x 22" Poster showing the rate of biodegradation of commonly used items such as newspaper, tin cans, plastic bottles, diapers and monofilament." VIDEO. "OUR PLAYGROUND, THEIR WORLD" . Demonstrates best practices for boaters in preventing water polution. Produced by Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation (VHS -TRT: 27:00 min) BOOKMARK, "HOW BOATERS CAN HELP PROTECT CORAL REEFS" -This bookmark describes the importance of coral reefs and how recreators and boaters can help protect them. COLOR-ONS, "KEEP OUR WATER CLEAN" -A printed t-shirt iron-on pattern for kids that they can color. Shows "Keep Our Water Clean" message. PULL-OFF STICKERS, OFFICER SNOOK -A sheet of stickers for kids featuring marine animals plus pollution prevention messages. STICKER, "REPORT MARINE POLLUTION" (3" x 6") -A (800) number to call to report marine pollution on Oil Spills, Chemical Spills or Illegal Dumping. STICKER, DISCHARGE OF OIL PROHIBITED FWPCA (5" x 8") -Information on discharge of oil or oily waste into or upon the navigable waters of the United States. Also available In: Spanish (Please specify) STICKER, MARPOL "GARBAGE DUMPING RESTRICTIONS" -OFFSHORE-Information on the restriction of illegal dumping or discharge of garbage mixed with plastic into any waters. Also available in: Spanish, Vietnamese, Japanese, Portuguese, Creole and Italian (Please specify) VIDEO - STOP EXOTICS - Clean your boat (VHS - TRT: 11:00 min) VIDEO -"YOU OUGHT TO TELL SOMEBODY! DEALING WITH AQUATIC NUISANCE SPECIES" - Provides a short review of the ANS problem, and then focuses on the chinese mitten crab and control efforts. (VHS - TRT: 23:25 min) (REV. 2001) VIDEO- GOOD MATE, STEWARDSHIP OF THE WATERWAYS-A 12-minute video for recreational boaters on preventing pollution from fuel, sewage, boat maintenance activities and debris. Produced by the Ocean Conservancy. (VHS- TRT: 12:00 min)(REV. 2001) STICKER - "WE CARE - PLEASE DO NOT LITTER OVERBOARD" - Designed to be posted on boat gunwales to advise passengers not to trash the water. Ideal for cruise ships, ferries, charter boats, any passenger vessel. STICKER - "SEA PARTNERS LOGO" -A small square sticker that displays the Sea Partners Campaign logo. This is ideal to hand out to classes."