Boating Safety (6)

National Drowning Prevention Week 

National Drowning Prevention Week – July 16-23, 2011 Know the major risk factors for drowning while boating This week marks National Drowning Prevention Week in Canada. Promoted by the Lifesaving Society this week provides an opportunity to become better aware of the risk factors for drowning and…

Longreach Buoyancy Deployment Bazooka

Longreach Buoyancy Deployment Bazooka Image Source: technabob The Longreach buoyancy bazooka designed by Samuel Adeloju shoots an emergency buoyancy aid 500 feet out to sea, saving people from drowning. Once the aid hits water it rapidly expands to help keep the victim afloat. Last year,…