New Boating Tech Gear To Keep You Safe On The Water
Posted on May 18, 2023
National Safe Boating Week Technology Gear Guide
As the sun begins to shine brighter and temperatures rise, it’s a clear sign that boating season is upon us. With the open waters calling our names, it’s essential to remember that safety should always be at the forefront of our minds. That’s why we celebrate National Safe Boating Week, an annual event dedicated to promoting boating safety and ensuring enjoyable experiences for all water enthusiasts.
Boating safety technology continues to evolve, incorporating advanced features and innovations to enhance safety on the water. Here are some of the best guides to learn about the latest advancements in boating safety technology:
Learn why every Boat should have one on board, with this helpful guide to understanding what an EPIRB is and why all boats should have one. From new advances with the inclusion of AIS, Return Link Service, and even mobile app connectivity, a lot has changed over the past year with EPIRBs
Yes, electronic flares have been approved as an alternative to traditional pyrotechnic flares for boaters in the USA. Electronic flares, also known as electronic visual distress signals (eVDSS), are gaining popularity due to their enhanced safety features and environmental advantages. Learn why you should consider making the switch to an E-Flare this summer with this helpful guide.
Everything you ever wanted to know about Personal Locator Beacons or PLBs, from how they work, why boaters should get an AIS PLB, why you need to register them and much more. All of your questions are answered in this helpful guide to assist you selecting the best PLB for your lifestyle.
A boat ditch kit, also known as a survival or abandonment kit, is a collection of essential items and equipment designed to aid individuals in survival situations during emergencies at sea. These kits are typically prepared and carried on board boats or ships as a precautionary measure. So where do you start? What do you pack?
The Value of Peace of Mind
Having the proper safety gear on board provides peace of mind for both the boater and their loved ones. It serves as a vital safety net in case of unforeseen emergencies, giving boaters confidence that they have a reliable means of signaling for help when needed.
As the waters beckon and boating season approaches, let’s celebrate National Safe Boating Week with a renewed commitment to safety. By adhering to essential boating practices, equipping ourselves with the necessary safety equipment, and spreading awareness, we can protect lives, prevent accidents, and ensure enjoyable experiences on the water. Let’s navigate with confidence, embrace responsible boating, and make memories that will last a lifetime while prioritizing the safety of ourselves, our loved ones, and fellow boaters.
To learn more about National Safe Boating visit: https://safeboatingcampaign.com/