Coast Guard holds boating safety talk in Florida

Two important 2016 events are National Safe Boating Week (May 21-27) and Operation Dry Water (June 24-26).
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Members of the Coast Guard recently visited Bonnier Corp.’s headquarters in Winter Park, Fla., to emphasize boating safety awareness.

Capt. F. Thomas Boross and Tom Dardis from the Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety spoke about strategic initiatives before an audience of boating editors and industry safety consultants.

Two important 2016 events are National Safe Boating Week (May 21-27) and Operation Dry Water (June 24-26).

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