National Safe Boating Week

National Safe Boating Week is coordinated each year by the National Safe Boating Council and its boating safety partners across the U.S. and Canada. During the campaign the Washington State Parks Boating Program steps up its emphasis on keeping safety front and center all season long.

The kick off before Memorial Day. This campaign reminds boaters to make responsible decisions a daily habit, such as always wearing a life jacket, never boating under the influence, carrying the right equipment, knowing navigational rules and more.

help promote national safe boating week

TNational Safe Boating Week, May 20 - 26 2023his year, National Safe Boating Week is May 20-26. Help share the message of boating safety! Write a blog, post on social media, publish an article and more. The Recreational Boating Safety Program provides a free toolkit for everyone to use!

Additional materials provided by the Safe Boating Council are available by visiting You will find talking points, graphics, daily social media posts, video and radio clips, template press releases, template letter-to-the-editor, safe boating tips, images and more. Some resources can be used anytime of the year!