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It’s not enough to have the life jacket.  You need to make sure you have the right life jacket for your size, your activities, and the water conditions you might be encountering. The Safe Boating Council has these guidelines: Try It On Check the manufacturer’s ratings for your size and weight. Make sure the life…

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Why is Safe Boating Week important?  Here are the statistics from the Safe Boating Council. All figures are from the U.S. Coast Guard’s 2012 Recreational Boating Safety Statistics, the latest official record of reported recreational boating accidents. The full report is available online at: www.USCGBoating.org/statistics/accident_statistics.aspx. Drowning was reported as the cause of death in almost…

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