Learn More About 2020 National Safe Boating Week

It’s spring time and National Safe Boating Week is right around the corner. You can celebrate and recognize National Safe Boating Week beginning this Saturday, May 16 through Friday, May 22, 2020. Although you may not be allowed out on the water by this weekend, there are many ways you can support this great cause for boating safety. We discussed this year’s activation with Yvonne Pentz, Communications Director of the National Safe Boating Council. Read the short Q&A below to learn more about this year’s plan and new challenges in 2020.

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Hanson Medals Awarded for Rescues at Flying Scot Atlantic Coast Championship

The US Sailing Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medal is awarded for bravery on the waterways. PORTSMOUTH, RI (February 1, 2016) - The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee awarded the Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medals to eight boats for their heroic efforts when a microburst storm hit the 2015 Flying Scot Atlantic Coast Championship, hosted…Read More

US Sailing Awards Hanson Medals for Rescue at 2014 Newport Bermuda Race

[caption id="attachment_22653" align="alignright" width="500"] Left to Right: James Cummiskey, John Melvin, US Sailing Safety at Sea presenter Gino Bottino, Jake Kramer, Lars Forsberg, IHYC Vice Commodore Karin Nye, IHYC Commodore Martin Jacobson. Photo credit to Mary Alice Fisher.[/caption] PORTSMOUTH, RI (November 18, 2015) – The US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee has awarded the Arthur…Read More