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Media Assets

Browse media assets on recreational boating, such as research, infographics, photo library and a social media toolkit. If you have a question or would like to see information added, please contact us.

+ Fact Sheets

Browse national fact sheets on recreational boating, such as specific safety issues and other countless tips.

+ Accident Response Case Studies

Browse our library of boating incident case studies.

+ Accident Response Tips

Helpful tips for the media, public information officers, and law enforcement when responding to a boating accident.

+ Infographics
  • Have the Right Life Jacket? – Tips from the National Safe Boating Council for selecting and maintaining a life jacket. (Download PDF: City or forest background)
  • Boat Responsibly, Wear a Life Jacket – A look at recreational boating trends and statistics. (PDF: 2015 data)
+ Public Service Announcements

These national campaigns have various public service announcements, including video, print and radio elements, as well as bilingual PSAs.

+ Social Media

Social media is a great way to share boating safety information and fun things to know and do with friends and family! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and we’ll be sure to do the same! Remember to use the hashtags #boatbeat and #safeboating on Twitter.

Here are suggested posts to share about on social media. If you are looking for information on a specific boating safety issue to develop social media content, please reference our national fact sheets. Please browse the infographic, photo and image libraries, and video libraries on this page to find images and videos to accompany posts.


  • States with mandatory boating education have a lower number of fatalities per 100,000 registered boats.
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  • is a national resource of recreational boating info via @safeboatcouncil @NASBLA @USCG. #safeboating
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  • States with mandatory boating education have a lower number of fatalities. #boatbeat #safeboating
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Fact Sheets

+ Webinars

Members of the media may find these webinars helpful to understanding various components of boating safety.

+ Style Guide

Browse frequently used words or phrases for quick reference, including phrases specific to boating in BoatBeat’s Style Guide.