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Park rangers discuss safety as warm weather draws Utahns to reservoirs

UTAH — As the weather gets warmer, people are starting to head out to the water to fish and boat.

But this time of year, Utah State Parks says, poses dangers and they start responding to more calls of drownings. 499 more words


April Pools Day: Promoting equity, promoting activity

Where you live, the color of your skin, and the amount of money your family makes may affect your chances of drowning. Drowning prevention isn’t just a safety issue; it’s an issue of equity. 746 more words

Kids & Families

MTI Bob - Review

We think that the Bob is a great performance youth PFD, but we’re glad to know we’re not the only ones. Longtime dealer, Barbara at… 311 more words


Discarded life jackets used by artists to raise awareness of refugee crisis

Last month the six front columns of Berlin’s historic Konzerthaus were decked out with fourteen thousand bright orange life jackets—an installation by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei… 1,414 more words

Visual Art

Selecting The Correct Life-jacket / PFD

Selecting the correct Life Jacket or PFD (Personal Flotation Device) today can be a daunting and confusing task.  Go into most any well stocked boating supply or sporting goods store and you will probably find what looks like miles and miles of Life Jackets on display, in all sizes, colors and types.  3,215 more words

Boating Safety

2016: The Year of Three Anniversaries

In 1991 Marine Technologies International (MTI) was a start-up, founded in a
suburban home in Watertown, MA, by Dorothy Takashina and her sons Yoshi and Simon. 507 more words

Life Jackets

Observe safety standards, Ambode's wife urges boat operators

The wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, has advised boat operators in the state to observe safety standards in their operations to avoid accidents and needless loss of lives. 337 more words