Welcome to the Recreational Boating Safety Outreach Web Site

Wed, 25 Apr 18  

Welcome to the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Boating Safety Outreach Directorate. We work with numerous partner organizations to promote safe boating across the nation.

Check here for the latest boating safety news. Follow the links above for valuable safety information, or visit the Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety for more resources.

If your organization wishes to collaborate with the Coast Guard Auxiliary and promote boating safety, visit our partnerships wiki, and see what we can do together.


The Latest News

Auxiliary develops paddle tip reflector kits – The Auxiliary has developed new Paddle Tip Reflector Kits to help make paddlers more visible to other boaters. Each Kit consists of a sheet of shiny, reflective plastic film, containing four reflectors…" Read more.

2018 Grassroots Grant Application open – Is your organization an ambassador for life jacket wear and recreational boating safety? The National Safe Boating Council is providing funding and resources. Applications must be submitted by April 30, 2018…" Read more.

Lessons Learned from the S.S. EL FARO Casualty – The purpose of this Alert is to inform operators of the role that the main propulsion lube oil system was found to have played in the EL FARO casualty. This alert also recommends that operators…" Read more.

Featured Resource

2018 Boating Safety Calendar Mark your calendar for 2018 events!

The 2018 Boating Safety Calendar gives yearlong tips on safe boating behaviors, and a reminder for upcoming safe boating events.

The calendar is available online from the Safe Boating Campaign.

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