Personal Flotation Device

Person Overboard Emergencies

Person Overboard Emergency Over 40% of all boating fatalities are the result of people falling overboard. You should be prepared with the right knowledge and equipment to rescue a person overboard: En...

Surviving Cold Water

Surviving Cold Water Immersion If you find yourself in cold water, do the following to increase your survival time: Immediate Action Step 1) Assess the situation: Is everyone wearing a PFD or life jac...

Capsizing

Responding to a Capsizing Emergency Overturning your boat, better known as capsizing, is a serious boating emergency. To be prepared, know how to perform the following if this does in fact happen. Ens...

Boating Emergencies

Boating emergencies are something we never think will happen to us but they can strike at any time and come in various forms and degrees of severity. The key to safe, enjoyable boating is being prepar...