Groups launch boating safety pilot program

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FLW Outdoors, BoaterExam.com, Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region and National Harbor in Maryland announced a new partnership to advance youth boating safety.

The partnership will target small fishing and boating organizations nationwide with a safe fishing and boating education program for youths, using hands-on learning. It also will urge wider use of PFDs among adult anglers and boaters.

One of the key objectives of the 2011 Nation's River Bass Tournament, Boater Exam and FLW Outdoors is to teach youths and adults about boating safety with online education courses and increased use of PFDs.

The partnership of FLW Outdoors, BoaterExam.com and Living Classrooms will present this pilot program for the national use of other non-profit, fishing and boating clubs, organizations and events to increase boating safety and education for youths and teens.

Click here for information about the event.

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