In 2014, 84 percent of boat-related drowning victims weren’t wearing a life jacket, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. There were 418 drowning deaths last year, which leaves 351 lives that could have been saved, if only they had been wearing a USCG-approved life jacket.
NASBLA Mission Partner Boat Ed values safety and strives to shine a light on life-threatening issues on the water. That’s why Boat Ed has partnered with The LV Project to encourage boaters to “be buoyant” and wear their life jackets. READ MORE