Boat Safety

FWC stresses the importance of being safe while on the water

FWC stresses the importance of being safe while on the water

Boating season will be in full swing soon enough. Keeping safety in mind while on the water can make the experience an enjoyable one. One of the big talking points for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission when it comes to promoting boating safety is the Wear It Florida campaign. Read the full article […]

FWC putting added emphasis on boating safety as holiday approaches

FWC putting added emphasis on boating safety as holiday approaches

With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching, it is an appropriate time to highlight boating safety with National Safe Boating Week. Florida is known as the boating capital of the world, with nearly a million vessels registered across the state, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, along with the Coast Guard and other search […]

Spring Aboard Campaign promotes safety on the water

Spring Aboard Campaign promotes safety on the water

Three men were aboard a bass boat on a lake in Leon County in 2015 when their vessel started taking on water. The boat capsized. All three men went overboard. One man managed to swim to nearby land. The other two were left gripping the overturned boat. Read the full article in the March 30 […]