National Safe Boating Week kicks off on Sunday, May 22

Rhode Island – 5/21/2020 – By WhatsUpNEWP – National Safe Boating Week also is the official launch of the 2021 North American safe boating campaign. This year-long effort promotes safe and responsible boating and the value of voluntary life jacket wear by recreational boaters through the national theme, Wear It! The campaign reminds boaters of the importance of boating safely, boating sober, knowing navigational rules, and having a proper lookout. “The key to safe boating is the life jacket,” said Lieutenant Michael Schipritt, boating safety coordinator for DEM’s Division of Law Enforcement in a statement.  “A person who suffers swimming failure or loss of […]

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Join in the SailGP Inspire Program for ages 9 – 23 for forging the future

Inspire is SailGP’s community, education and outreach initiative, powered by their belief that sailing can be a force for good, Powered by Nature, Driven by Purpose. If you are between the ages 9 and 23, you made it. The goal of the SailGP Inspire program is to leave a positive legacy and build a sustainable sport – by providing equal, life-changing opportunities and new career pathways for all, regardless of race or socioeconomic background. Launched in Cowes, UK, in August 2019, and taking place at all subsequent grand prix events, SailGP Inspire comprises three innovative pathways for young people, students […]