Free Resources

Free Resources
We bring you free resources through the North American Safe Boating Campaign. Free resources have been clearly identified with this separate product category. Our free resources do have quantity restrictions. These limitations help us ensure that an equitable amount of these resources are being distributed to as many organizations as possible throughout the annual campaign term. All products are subject to change in availability, while supplies last. Free resources, within quantity limits specified, are shipped free to you by courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard grant.

10 Tons and No Brakes brochure
FREE! This brochure has practical suggestions for houseboat safety.
ACA Boating Safety Placards
The American Canoe Association (ACA) has four new waterproof placards available.
Almost a Perfect Day DVD
This DVD addresses environmental stressors and how they could affect your day on the water.
Boat Handling Guide Decal<br>(Spanish version)
FREE! This 4” x 6” decal (translated into Spanish) can be placed on your boat and used as a quick reference guide for boat handling, including information on channel buoys, signaling and basic “Rules of the Road.”
Choose to Boat Safely brochure from NSBC
FREE! This brochure covers most aspects of safe boating in a refreshing positive outlook. It encourages the fun aspects of boating while covering the safety knowledge and items we all need reminded of.
Cold Water Survival brochure (PDF DOWNLOAD ONLY)
This brochure discusses how to prevent, assess and treat hypothermia.
Cold Water Survival brochure (SPANISH version)
Cold water is extremely dangerous. This brochure discusses how to prevent, assess and treat hypothermia.
Emergency Radio Call Procedures Decal
This decal outlines the step-by-step procedures for making an emergency radio call.
Federal Requirements and Safety Tips pamphlet
FREE! The U.S. Coast Guard produces this 50-page pamphlet containing information about Federal boating laws, equipment requirements, and safety recommendations for recreational vessels.
Federal Requirements and Safety Tips pamphlet (DOWNLOAD ONLY)
The U.S. Coast Guard produces this 50-page downloadable pamphlet containing information about Federal boating laws, equipment requirements, and safety recommendations for recreational vessels.
How to Choose the Right Life Jacket brochure
FREE! This full-color brochure offers information and photos about all of the different types of life jackets available for today’s boaters.
Life Jacket Safety Leader roll of stickers
FREE! These small round stickers are a great handout for kids at boat shows or safety events and can also be used in mailings or on envelopes as a colorful display of the life jacket message.
North American Safe Boating Campaign small poster
FREE! This full-color poster measures 11 x 17 inches and is to be used for display at marinas, parks, schools, stores and events. Please order quickly, supply is limited.
Paddle Craft "If Found" stickers
These weatherproof stickers provide room for the vessel owner's name and two phone numbers emergency responders need when paddle craft are found adrift without an operator.
Paddler's Safety Checklist (SPANISH version)
This brochure gives information on pre-trip planning, proper behavior and etiquette while paddling and discusses different water conditions. Also included is a checklist of what the paddler will need for an enjoyable and safe paddling trip.
Practices, Ethics and Conduct brochure (DOWNLOAD ONLY)
This brochure discusses basic safe paddling practices and the standards of conduct when paddling including proper environmental ethics.
Risky Drinking Can Put a Chill on Your Summer Fun (PDF DOWNLOAD ONLY)
Learn facts and tips on alcohol and summer water safety from the National Institutes of Health
River Paddler's Guide to Rescue brochure (PDF DOWNLOAD ONLY)
Learn the essentials of river safety including preparation and prevention, shore-based rescues and boat-based rescues.
River Paddler's Guide to Rescue brochure (Spanish version)
Learn the essentials of river safety including preparation and prevention, shore-based rescues and boat-based rescues. (SPANISH VERSION)
Rules of the Road brochure (PDF DOWNLOAD ONLY)
Learn what paddlers need to know to make their paddling trip safe and enjoyable.
Safe Boating Tips for Anglers, Hunters and Campers booklet
FREE! The booklet covers safe boating tips for anglers, hunters and campers.
"Saved by the Signal" brochure
FREE! Find out if you are U. S. Coast Guard compliant. This brochure lists the U.S. Coast Guard’s visual distress signal requirements.
U.S. Aids to Navigation System booklet (OUT OF STOCK)
FREE! This 34-page booklet instructs boaters about what they will need to know about the markers on the water.
U.S. Aids to Navigation System booklet (DOWNLOAD ONLY)
FREE! This 34-page downloadable booklet instructs boaters about what they will need to know about the markers on the water.
Wear Your Life Jacket brochure (DOWNLOAD ONLY)
This brochure is designed to educate recreational boaters about life jacket facts.
Wear It! Life Jacket Matters (SPANISH version)
This brochure is designed to educate recreational boaters about life jacket facts. (SPANISH VERSION)
Wear It! Silkscreened decal
FREE! The sticker is wonderful for getting the attention of young children or could be used in material sent to the press.
Your VHF-DSC Marine Radio
FREE! VHF-DSC Marine Radio is an international system using advanced communication technology.