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Safe Boating Week - May 19-25

Wear It! Don't forget your life vest!The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is joining with the National Safe Boating Council to promote National Safe Boating Week and the importance of wearing a life vest. Gov. Beverly Perdue has proclaimed May 19-25 as “Safe Boating Week in North Carolina.”

Both state and federal regulations require that a Type I, II or III personal flotation device in good condition and of appropriate size be accessible for each person onboard a recreational vessel, including canoes, kayaks, rowboats and other non-motorized craft. Sailboards and, when in competition, racing shells, rowing sculls, racing canoes and racing kayaks are exempt from this requirement. Read more...

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Life Vest Safety Brochure 433 KB 05/04/2012 11:13 AM