Coast Guard urges boaters to stay safe during Labor Day weekend

Coast Guard urges boaters to stay safe during Labor Day weekend
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard encourages boaters in to use extra caution while out on the water this Labor Day weekend. Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the traditional beach and boating season, and is usually a very busy weekend on the water. Here are a few helpful tips for boaters to remember to stay safe on the water: Wear a life jacket: life jackets save lives. 83 percent of...

Coast Guard Urges Safe Boating Over the Labor Day Weekend

Coast Guard Urges Safe Boating Over the Labor Day Weekend
File photo of Coast Guard boarding team members checking for life jackets aboard a boat during an inspection. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jennifer Nease) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard warns boaters in the Tri-State area to use extra caution while out on the water this Labor Day weekend. Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the traditional beach and boating season, and...

Coast Guard reminds boaters to “Boat Responsibly” during Labor Day weekend

SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard anticipates an increased number of people will utilize Labor Day weekend to take advantage of the recreational boating opportunities available throughout Puget Sound, the Columbia River and along the coasts of Oregon and Washington.