by U.S.Coast Guard Auxiliary
SAFETY STICKERS -- Happy boaters get their Vessel Safety Check
stickers after successful vessel examinations such as those that
will be offered on May 20 at Lake Pleasant by the U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary during the 3rd Annual Boating Safety Celebration.
The checks are free.Arizona’s 3rd Annual Boating Safety
Celebration will take place at the Ten Lane Ramp at Lake Pleasant
May 20 from 8 a.m. to1 p.m.
Everyone is invited to learn a bit more about boating safety
and fun on the water.
Several interactive and action-packed activities
are planned including towing, personal watercraft operation, and
Experts will be on hand to help boaters learn how to properly
wear a life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD).
The 2006 celebration will feature vessel safety checks at
Maricopa County Parks’ Ten Lane ramp as well as Pleasant Harbor
Marina. Vessel safety checks will also be conducted at other Arizona
Come to the lakes for some fun on the water and take a minute to
have your boat checked — free. Vessel safety checks are for
the boater's information and are not part of any enforcement
Arizona’s Boating Safety Celebration is a joint effort of the
state’s leading boating-safety organizations including U.S. Coast
Guard Auxiliary, The Phoenix Sail and Power Squadron, Arizona Game &
Fish, Maricopa Parks and Recreation, Peoria Fire Department, and a
grant from the National Water Safety Congress .