National Safe Boating Week ushers in the start of summer activities

Although National Safe Boating Week ends today, it ushers in a message to be remembered throughout Memorial Day Weekend and the remainder of the summer and fall boating season.

The observance, from the National Safe Boating Council, focuses on always wearing a life jacket on water, boating sober, being aware of the weather, and other actions to help keep boating fun for all involved.

Free resources, including facts about life jackets and their use, are available at