“How Life Jackets Save Lives” Video Debuts

08.02.2018 22:38:19 - United States Power Squadrons’® (USPS) Digital Media Library (DML) Is Now America’s Boating Channel™

( - Raleigh, NC, 8 February 2018 – The United States Power Squadrons® (USPS) announces the debut of its streaming media video “How Life Jackets Save Lives” on America’s Boating Channel™, which can be found online at and as a free mobile app available at Apple’s App Store and Google Play.

The new “How Life Jackets Save Lives” video shows what


life jackets are required on recreational vessels to meet U.S. Coast Guard requirements.

Viewers will also learn how life jackets are designed to save lives and how buoyancy is a key to their effectiveness.

Also featured are valuable tips on circumstances when life jackets are most helpful in saving lives.

The “How Life Jackets Save Lives” video is also being distributed by America’s Boating Channel through popular social media including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

America’s Boating Channel will launch a new title each week through April, as most Americans prepare for the 2018 recreational boating season. All video programming on the channel is offered at no charge.


America’s Boating Channel features safe boating videos and boater education digital media created especially for boaters, by boaters. (#americasboatingchannel).

In addition to its website at, America's Boating Channel also operates a YouTube channel, Facebook page, Twitter presence, Instagram and Pinterest accounts, and LinkedIn Group, as well as mobile apps for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

To obtain timely updates from America's Boating Channel when new video programs are added, subscribe to America's Boating Channel on YouTube, like America's Boating Channel on Facebook, and follow America's Boating Channel on Twitter.

Presented by United States Power Squadrons, America’s Boating Channel is produced under a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund administered by the U.S. Coast Guard.

For more than 100 years, United States Power Squadrons has been leading the way in boater safety education.

Being a member of United States Power Squadrons — America’s Boating Club — is bigger than boating.

It’s about friendship, memories that last a lifetime, bettering the community, and being the most confident boater possible.

For more information about United States Power Squadrons, please visit

America’s Boating Channel has as its partner BoatUS and is cosponsored by Discover Boating with a contribution from Weems & Plath.

As an America’s Boating Channel Partner, the Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS) has been looking after the interests of recreational boaters since its founding in 1966.

BoatUs is the nation's largest organization of recreational boat owners, with over half a million dues-paying members.

BoatUS provides a diverse offering of marine services for the recreational boater.

As an America’s Boating Channel Sponsor, Discover Boating is a public awareness effort managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) on behalf of the North American recreational boating industry.

Discover Boating programs focus on increasing participation and creating interest in recreational boating by demonstrating the benefits, affordability, and accessibility of the boating lifestyle.

As an America’s Boating Channel Contributor, Weems & Plath offers the SOS Distress Light, an LED visual distress signal device that meets US Coast Guard requirements to replace traditional pyrotechnic flares.

America’s Boating Channel Website:
United States Power Squadrons Website:
U.S. Coast Guard Website:
BoatUS Website:
Discover Boating Website:
Weems & Plath Website:

Contact information:
America's Boating Channel

Contact Person:
Peter TenBrink
Public Relations Officer
Phone: 919-225-0144
eMail: eMail


Peter TenBrink
Phone: 919-225-0144


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