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  • Safe Boating

    Safe Boating

    Safe Boating Weather Tips Calm winds and seas make for enjoyable power boating, waterskiing, and fishing. A fresh breeze and a light chop provide an invigorating sailing or wind surfing experience. But
    Weather Tips for Safe BoatingMore >>
  • Rip Currents

    Rip Currents

    WHAT IS A RIP CURRENT? Rip currents are powerful currents which can overwhelm even experienced swimmers. They have the ability to pull a swimmer away from the safety of the shore. Panic and subsequent
    Rip currents are powerful currents which can overwhelm even experienced swimmers. They have the ability to pull a swimmer away from the safety of the shore. Panic and subsequent drowning can result.More >>
  • Viewing Marine Animals

    Viewing Marine Animals

    Viewing Marine Mammals in the Wild To reduce the potential for wildlife viewing that inadvertently harms marine mammals or violates Federal law, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) provides the
    Close approaches by humans to marine mammals may cause them to lose their natural wariness and become aggressive toward people.More >>
  • Boating Under the Influence

    Boating Under the Influence

    Boating under the influence (BUI) Seventy-six million people enjoy boating on America's waterways each year, but many are not aware of the very real, life threatening dangers associated with alcohol consumption
    Alcohol, with its ability to impair performance, creates an even more hazardous situation when added to the marine environment.More >>
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