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National Safe Boating Week | May 16 - 22, 2020

Boating is an incredible past time but like many of our favorite activities safety is of the utmost importance. During National Safe Boating Week, we take a moment to review some of the most important boating safety tips and the critical importance of always wearing a life jacket on the water. Share this information with family and friends who join you on the boat. You can never be too careful - fun boating is safe boating!

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May 15: Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day

May 15 is Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day! MarineMax and the Safe Boating Campaign urge boaters to always wear a life jacket while on the water - and for one day, on land. Whether you're going fishing or enjoying a ride on a boat, safety should always come first. See how we participate at our locations around the country.
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Your boat has many systems that should be checked before heading out, and equipment that needs to be prepared. Get tips for a great day on the water!

Safely Using Flares

Watch and learn how to safely use flares on your boat. Flares are an important safety device and visual distress signal, but proper use is a must!
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  • Safe Boating Week Social Media Giveaway

    Join in the (safe) fun! Submit a photo or video of you practicing safe boating with #SafeSkipper for a chance to win an exclusive T-Shirt and a Go-Boating kit. Winner will be announced on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. See full rules here.

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From informative classes to helpful articles, we've got you covered for all things boat safety.
  • Classes and Seminars

    MarineMax offers a variety of classes to keep you safe on the water. From navigation classes to Women on Water® to classes just for kids, we have you covered! In our classes you'll learn to tie proper lines, dock the boat safely, boat operation and handling, rules of the water, and so much more.
  • 5 Tips for Safe Fishing

    Fishing from a boat allows for so much more opportunity for catching fish. However, it also provides more opportunity for dangerous mistakes to suck the fun out of your day. Here are five tips you should know before you go.
  • Pet Safety

    As with any day out on the water, safety is the primary concern. This goes for your pets, too! We want to make sure that everyone, even those with four legs, have a fun and safe day on the boat.
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