Mercury Marine donates engines to Surf Life Saving groups

Mercury Marine recently donated seven Mercury outboard engines to Surf Life Saving groups, an Australian and New Zealand not-for-profit community organization that promotes water safety and provides surf rescue services. Each year, Brunswick Corporation grants its Chairman’s Safety Award to three “outstanding performers” from its manufacturing, engineering and distribution facilities worldwide. Mercury Marine’s Regional Distribution …
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Mustang Survival voluntarily recalls two models of inflatable life jackets

Mustang Survival has announced it is voluntarily recalling two selected models of inflatable personal flotation devices (PFDs) manufactured in Canada between September 2014 and September 2015. The recall is being issued for the reinforcement of a portion of the bladder assembly that may tear when the bladder lobes are flexed apart while fully inflated. While […]
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Sea Tow Foundation seeks volunteer hosts for life jacket program

SOUTHOLD, N.Y. – The Sea Tow Foundation is accepting applications from non-profit organizations and boating agencies throughout the country to host a life jacket loaner program in their local area through a new grant from the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund, which is administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. The Sea Tow Foundation is […]
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Survey shows Wear It! campaign effective in promoting life jackets

WASHINGTON, DC – A survey of recreational boaters found the North American Safe Boating Campaign continues to have a positive impact on boater behavior. The yearlong campaign promotes safe and responsible boating and the value of voluntary life jacket wear by recreational boaters through the national theme, Wear It! The annual Wear It! Awareness Survey […]
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