INTERVIEW: Coast Guard offers tips on boating safety
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - U.S. Coast Guard statistics show 4 out of 5 boating deaths in 2021 were the result of drowning, and 83% of them weren’t wearing lifejackets.
This week -- the week before the Memorial Day holiday weekend -- is National Boating Safety Week.
Whether you’re on a boat or a paddlecraft, and no matter the size, are you prepared so you come home safely?
Kevin Osgood, from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, answered questions on Action 2 News at 4:30 about boating deaths, distracted or drunken boating, and boater safety courses.
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