State’s game and fish commission participating in national campaign.
The provision applies to inboard, outboard and sterndrive models smaller than 26 feet.
The classes were previously offered only to maritime law enforcement officials and related personnel.
Natural Resources Police arrested 14 people for boating while impaired and issued 634 citations.
Results include how many boaters have struck a rock or dock, have had incidents of ‘boat rage’ and how many have left out the drain plug.
Nonprofit Sea Tow Foundation will partner with slip reservation company Oasis Marinas to host three life jacket loaner stations at marinas throughout the D.C. metropolitan area.
Two teenagers helped rescue six people, including a 4-year-old and a 3-month-old, from the water in the Florida Keys after their boat capsized.