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The White House recognizes National Safe Boating Week with official proclamation

by National Marine Manufacturers Association 20 May 17:49 PDT May 18-24, 2024
National Safe Boating Week © National Marine Manufacturers Association

Recognizing the importance of safe boating practices, the White House is formally acknowledging National Safe Boating Week from May 18 through May 24, 2024, issuing a formal proclamation and encouraging all who participate in boating activities to learn more about safe boating practices and take advantage of boating safety education opportunities.

Memorial Day weekend should be an enjoyable time with family and friends and NMMA encourages boat operators to review boating safety practices before pulling away from the dock. Boat operators should consider the United States Coast Guard's requirements, such as requiring a life jacket for each person aboard the vessel, as well as take advantage of the USCG's free vessel safety checks.

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