Launches Mobile App Boating Safety Game

Chesapeake, VA - July, 2014

Water Solutions Group, Inc., as part of a grant from the U.S. Coast Guard, launched our first mobile app boating safety game on July 4, 2014 the purpose of training boat renters on what you need to know when you rent a boat. The game enables boat renters to pick their boat of desire, add boaters, add gear and take off. If you select everything correct you will have a pleasurable day on the water, if not, your boat will go 50 feet and sink, crash or burn up. The games require knowledge of the basic age and trip appropriate safety gear required for passengers.

Rental Boat Customers may play the “Build a Boat” game on the web site by visiting provides specific safety information for tiller-steered fishing boats, including general and safe operation vs. negligent operation, life-jackets and protective wear, use of navigational lights, dangers of carbon monoxide, the awareness zone, night-time use, important safety equipment and capsizing.

By reviewing the entertaining and informative training videos at, boaters can learn the rules and regulations relating to the operation of tiller-steered fishing boats, as well as tips and advice for staying safe on the water while still having fun.

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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