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Float Plan Central

Safety is simple. Have a plan.

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The USCG Float Plan is the world's only life-saving device on paper. No other float plan in the world addresses both the preparer and the holder of the plan.

Why should you take the time to prepare a float plan?

The answer is simple... there are just too many facts that need to be accurately remembered and ultimately conveyed in an emergency situation. 

Without a float plan, you are counting on someone else--a friend, neighbor, or family member--to remember detailed information rescue personnel need in order to find you.  Information that could make the difference between life or death.

Who should have a float plan?

A float plan is equally effective for the owner of a 10 foot kayak or flat-bottom skiff as it is for a 48-foot express cruiser, a 90 foot sport-fishing vessel or a luxury yacht.