Video: Boating Responsibly with Man’s Best Friend

Friday, June 5, 2015

MK3 Alexander Young and his dog, Leya, demonstrate why you might want to consider a life jacket for your dog when you head out on the water. While there is no federal requirement or standard for dog life jackets, a responsible boat operator should consider the safety of their dog, themselves and others who may […]

FAQ Friday: What life jackets are required to be carried on my recreational boat?

Friday, May 8, 2015

What life jackets are required to be carried on my recreational boat? In general, federal law requires that you must have a Coast Guard-approved wearable, life jacket (Type I, II, or III) for each person onboard your vessel. In addition, boats greater than 16 feet in length must carry a Coast Guard-approved throwable device (Type […]

Frequently Asked Question Friday – How to Choose the Right Life Jacket?

Friday, February 27, 2015

Today’s life jackets are available in a wide variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. They are much thinner and more flexible than they were in past. There’s no excuse not to wear a life jacket on the water, and this handy PDF at the bottom of the post will aid you in choosing what’s right for […]