Saturday, May 21, 2011

World Record for Boating Safety

All over North America today, people will be donning and inflating their life jackets in an effort to break the world record set last year...

World Record for Boating Safety
Participants include boating safety educators, marine enforcement officials, politicians, media and the general public. Anyone can attend one of these events.

Ready, Set, Inflate is all about raising awareness about wearing a lifejacket.

Here in our state of CT, the locations include:

- Cabela’s in East Hartford. The event starts at 10:30AM and we inflate at 11:00AM.

- New Fairfield Town Park on Candlewood Lake. This event starts at noon and we inflate at 12:30PM.

The best way to find one near you is to go to

Don't worry if you don’t have an inflatable life jacket, many of these events will have some that they will let you use. Ready, Set, Inflate is a fun way to remind people about boating safety while getting ready for the boating season ahead!

And if you missed the event near you and want some basic boating safety tips, visit the boating safety tips page at, or check out the boating safety articles on the Daily Boater.