Boating Safety

Are you enjoying boating Colorado’s waters this summer?  If so, be sure you know what to do in case of an accident or emergency.  In our library you can find the Colorado Boating Safety series of brochures from Colorado State Parks.  These 18 brochures cover 1) boat registration and numbers, 2) required equipment, 3) personal flotation devices; 4) fire prevention, 5) fire extinguishers, 6) navigation lights and sound signals, 7) navigation rules, 8) navigation aids and buoys, 9) boat capacity, 10) cold water survival, 11) accidents, 12) trailers, 13) theft prevention, 14) sailing, 15) waterskiing, 16) personal watercraft, 17) hunting & fishing, and 18) lightning & downbursts.  Before you head out on the water, make sure you’re prepared and stay safe.    You can find more boating information on the Colorado State Parks website.