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Tri-State Boating Safety Fair to Emphasize Life Jacket Wear
Kickoff event scheduled May 21, expanding into summer-long effort

Date: May 21, 2011
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: London Bridge Beach Park, 1340 McCulloch Blvd, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, along the Bridgewater Channel

  • Courtesy vessel safety checks — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Make sure that your boat is ready for the 2011 boating season. Learn the required and recommended equipment you should carry in your boat.
  • Life Jacket Trade-In — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (while supplies last)
    Families will be given the opportunity to bring in their outgrown or unsafe life jackets to trade-in for a brand new US Coast Guard-approved one.
  • ‘Ready, Set, Inflate!’ — 12 p.m.
    Bring your inflatable or traditional life jacket to the Tri-State Boating Safety Fair and be part of this national attempt for a World Guinness Record.

    Boating safety professionals, marine enforcement officers, media, and the general public will gather across North America to beat the 2010 record of 1,154 participants in inflating their life jackets and promoting consistent life jacket wear.

Mission Statement: The mission of the Colorado River Partnership is to promote safe and knowledgeable recreational boating on the Colorado River through the combined educational and enforcement resources of Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah.