RentalBoatSafety.com provides Safety Training Videos for Power Boat and PWC/Paddling Markets

Chesapeake, VA - October 22, 2012

As noted in recent news articles, safety concerns for rental boat customers is becoming increasingly on the mind of many rental organizations, recreational boaters, and authorities. RentalBoatSafety.com, through the support and backing of the U.S. Coast Guard, offers a free product to specifically address the safety issues related to rental boat users on the waterways.

RentalBoatSafety.com is known for their engaging and informative, rental boat safety training videos addressing the safe use rental powerboats as well as PWC’s and paddle craft, such as canoes and kayaks.

The video-based online materials provided by RentalBoatSafety.com include boat-specific training and cover such topics as basic navigation rules, general safe operating procedures, towing, lifejacket wear, and refraining from use of alcohol while boating. These materials serve as a brief, yet comprehensive refresher course for non- frequent boaters. All of the materials, including videos, are offered in English and Spanish.

All training videos can be viewed online at www.RentalBoatSafety.com and are iPhone/iPad/Android compatible.

Rental Boat Liveries can also register online to receive a free DVD copy of these resources for in-house training at their operation.

RentalBoatSafety.com, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, is committed to helping boaters (both rental and recreational) enjoy a safe experience on our nation’s waterways.

About RentalBoatSafety.com

RentalBoatSafety.com is a free resource provided by the US Coast Guard to educate rental boat customers on safe boating practices to help ensure a safe and fun experience on the water. These video-based materials include boat-specific training and cover such topics as basic navigation rules, general safe operating procedures, towing, lifejacket wear, and refraining from use of alcohol while boating. In addition to the videos, RentalBoatSafety.com provides downloadable checklists, in-house training materials, and a 25-question assessment, which provides a certificate upon successful completion. All videos and materials are available in Spanish at: Es.RentalBoatSafety.com. Rental Boat Liveries can also register online at the site to receive a free DVD for inhouse training at their operation. Rental Training materials specific to PWC’s, Canoes, and Kayaks are currently in production and are scheduled for release by the launch of boating season 2012.

Contact:

Melanie D. Bedogne, Program Manager
RentalBoatSafety.com
contact@rentalboatsafety.com
757.301.0814

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This site has earned the Official NASBLA Seal of Safe Boating Practices and is recognized by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators to benefit boating safety – 2010. It is not, however, an Official NASBLA-approved boating safety course.