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America's Boating Channel Urges Use of Engine Cut-Off Devices



21.05.2020 21:35:10 - New Season Four Videos Premiere Every Friday Afternoon at 4 PM ET

(live-PR.com) - Raleigh, NC, 21 May 2020 – The second video in America’s Boating Channel's™ Season Four of boating safety and boater education videos, "Engine Cut-Off Devices," will premiere this Friday afternoon May 22 at 4 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on the internet and through social media.

The new title will debut on AmericasBoatingChannel.com and America's Boating Channel on YouTube.

"Engine Cut-Off

 

Devices" covers the importance of specialized safety equipment for recreational boating that will shut-down the engine in an emergency situation such as the boat operator falling overboard. Viewers will learn about traditional lanyard type devices and new wireless systems. Also featured are legal requirements for using engine cut-off devices.

America’s Boating Channel videos are now enjoying increased viewership as Americans stay home to protect themselves and others from the COVID-19 pandemic. Screening boater education videos is an excellent way for boaters to prepare for safer experiences on the water.

The service recently completed a six-episode flight of highly viewed weekly online magazine shows called "America's Boating Channel LIVE," designed to help recreational boaters cope with sheltering in place. The entire series can be accessed at bit/lyLIVEBinge.

America’s Boating Channel’s Season Four video titles include “Boater Education,” “Engine Cut-Off Devices,” “Life Jacket Care,” “Cold Weather Boating,” “Behavioral Consequences,” Introducing ATONS” (aids to navigation), “Dispelling BUI Myths“ (boating under the influence), “Life Jacket Labels,” and “Electric Shock Drowning (ESD).”

About America’s Boating Channel

America’s Boating Channel™ is produced by United States Power Squadrons® (USPS) under a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. America’s Boating Channel features professionally produced high definition safe boating and boater education videos. As the premier boating organization dedicated to “Safe Boating through Education” since 1914, USPS is America’s Boating Club® – For Boaters, By Boaters™.

Recreational boaters invested more than thirteen-thousand seven-hundred forty-five hours (13,745+ hrs.) viewing America’s Boating Channel’s™ safe boating and boater education videos on YouTube, generating nearly two-million two-hundred thirty-four thousand (2,234,000) impressions during the 2019 calendar year.

The top three titles for 2019 and number of views for each were "Docking:" 65,808 views; "Stopping a Boat on Plane:" 56,315 views; and "Anchoring a Boat:" 38,446 views; videos that cover some of the most challenging recreational boating maneuvers.

Nearly half of America’s Boating Channel viewers were aged 35-54 (49%). 33.4% were aged 18-34, 14% were 55-64, and 3.6% were over 65. 87.9% of viewers were male. 52.4% were U.S. based.

Rounding out the top five 2019 videos were "Navigation Rules FAQ:" 29,625 views and "Life Jackets for Children:" 15,222 views; providing answers to the most frequently asked questions about Nav Rules and important considerations for choosing and testing children’s life jackets.

The remaining five videos in America’s Boating Channel’s 2019 top ten included "Choosing the Best Life Jacket:" 9,769 views, "Getting on Plane & Operating on Plane:" 9,715 views, "Life Jackets:" 7,881 views, "PWC Docking:" 5,708 views, and "Mooring and Shoreline Landing:" 5,491 views, representing additional high priority areas for safe boat operation including with personal watercraft (PWCs) such as jet-skis and wave-runners.

America’s Boating Channel: AmericasBoatingChannel.com

United States Power Squadrons: AmericasBoatingClub.org

U.S. Coast Guard: USCGBoating.org


Press Information:
America's Boating Channel

1504 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607

Contact Person:
Bob Canfield
Public Relations Officer
Phone: 919-225-0144
eMail: eMail

Web: http://americasboatingchannel.com



 

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