Boat US Tips

3 Safety Changes You Need To Know

National Safe Boating Week, May 21-27 Annapolis, Maryland – 5/9/2022 – National Safe Boating Week arrives May 21–27 with an annual reminder for boaters to champion recreational boating safety all summer long. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water suggests that boat owners need to know about three recent U.S. Coast Guard regulations that have changed, what’s needed to be carried aboard, and how a vessel is to be operated at higher speeds. 1. Fire extinguishers: As of April 20, the USCG enacted a regulation allowing them to enforce fire extinguishers having a 12-year expiration date from the date of manufacture. Additionally, […]