Provides Safety Training Videos for PWC’s and Paddle Craft

Chesapeake, VA - August 29, 2012 is known for their engaging and informative rental boat safety training videos addressing the safe use of all kinds of rental powerboats including Tiller Steered Boats, Wheel Steered Boats, Ski/Runabouts, Pontoon Boats, and House/Cabin Boats. also provides important safety training videos for Personal Water Crafts (PWC’s) and paddle craft, such as canoes and kayaks.

While PWC’s and other paddle craft may be less powerful than other rental options available to boaters, understanding the operating procedures and navigational rules of the water is vital to staying safe on any type of watercraft. provides specific safety information for PWC’s and other paddle craft, including general and safe operation vs. negligent operation, life-jackets and protective wear, towing, children and PWC’s, starting and stopping the PWC, night-time use, jet-drive intake, braking and stopping, important safety equipment and capsizing. has created its safety material to be very straightforward and easy to understand, encouraging family members to review the materials provided together. The videos are engaging, even for younger viewers. Informed boaters are safe boaters!

All training videos can be viewed online at and are iPhone/iPad/Android compatible. The same materials are available in Spanish at:

Rental Boat Liveries can also register online to receive a free DVD copy of these resources (both English and Spanish) for in-house training at their operation., 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 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, 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: 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.


Melanie D. Bedogne, Program Manager

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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.