As summer nears, more and more individuals will launch their summer of boating with either their personal watercraft or renting from Outdoor Recreation Centers or area rental locations. But beware, each year hundreds of lives are lost… thousands are injured… and millions of dollars of property damage occurs because of preventable recreational boating accidents on U.S. waterways. Too often pleasure outings turn tragic. You as a boat operator, passenger, or concerned individual can make a difference. Click the link below to read all the USCG boating safety tips!