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Boating safety holiday gift ideas from the Coast Guard


December 23, 2015

Key pieces of boating safety equipment include a life jacket, a first aid kit, a fire extinguisher, pyrotechnics and other visual distress signals, a fog horn and a life ring.

The U.S. Coast Guard has compiled a list of boat safety-themed items for the holiday season, putting the real holiday savings in saving the lives of those you love.

The Pacific Northwest is known for year round diverse weather conditions and cold water temperatures. The holidays make for a perfect opportunity to address safety on the water.

Coast Guard gift recommendations are:

Mobile app

The first item is a gift from the Coast Guard, the Coast Guard mobile app ( In addition to information and services found within the app, it includes the option to file a f...

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