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ABC LIVE

America’s Boating Channel LIVE is the new weekly online magazine show from United States Power Squadrons® (USPS) For Boaters By Boaters™ with practical tips for coping — and thriving — during these challenging times. View the entire series of six episodes here. Learn more at bit.ly/BoatingEd. Join USPS at bit.ly/JoinUSPS.

Electric Shock Drowning (ESD)

The new “Electric Shock Drowning (ESD)” video shows how ESD causes deaths and injuries at marinas nationwide, including many undetected incidents. Viewers will also learn about ESD prevention and how to install ground protection on docks and boats. Also featured are differences between ESD dangers in saltwater and freshwater. Learn

Life Jacket Labels

The new “Life Jacket Labels” video shows the new labeling system now being adopted for life jackets. Viewers will also learn about performance levels based on newtons. Also featured are tips regarding ISO-based warning icons. Learn more at bit.ly/BoatingEd. Join USPS at bit.ly/JoinUSPS.

Dispelling BUI Myths

The new “Dispelling BUI Myths” video covers six major misconceptions about boating under the influence (BUI). Viewers will also learn about unique dangers associated with boating while intoxicated. Also featured are law enforcement actions and penalties for conviction of BUI. Learn more at bit.ly/BoatingEd. Join USPS at bit.ly/JoinUSPS.

Introducing ATONS

The new “Introducing ATONS” video shows how buoys, day beacons, and other marks provide aids to navigation. Viewers will also learn about categories such as lateral and regulatory ATONS. Also featured are special purpose and danger marks.Learn more at bit.ly/BoatingEd. Join USPS at bit.ly/JoinUSPS.

Behavioral Consequences

The new “Behavioral Consequences” video covers the importance to recreational boat operators of having a working knowledge of the Navigation Rules. Viewers will learn about the dangers of not following the rules of the road. Also featured are tips for responsible boating.Learn more at bit.ly/BoatingEd. Join USPS at bit.ly/JoinUSPS.

Life Jacket Care

The new “Life Jacket Care” video shows how recreational boaters can ensure serviceability and extend the useful life of life jackets. Viewers will also learn about special considerations for inflatable and foam-filled jackets. Also featured are tips regarding life jacket replacement. Learn more at bit.ly/BoatingEd. Join USPS at bit.ly/JoinUSPS.

Engine Cut-Off Devices

The new “Engine Cut-Off Devices” video covers the importance of this safety equipment for recreational boating. Viewers will learn about traditional lanyard type devices and new wireless systems. Also featured are legal requirements for using engine cut-off devices. Learn more at bit.ly/BoatingEd. Join USPS at bit.ly/JoinUSPS.

Boater Education

The new “Boater Education” video underscores the importance and value of taking boating safety courses. Viewers will also learn about online, classroom, and on-the-water educational offerings. Also featured are the organizations that offer training and where to access additional information. Learn more at bit.ly/BoatingEd. Join USPS at bit.ly/JoinUSPS.

ABC LIVE – Episode 6

Email LIVE@AmericasBoatingChannel.com to find out how you can participate. America’s Boating Channel LIVE is a new weekly online magazine show from United States Power Squadrons® (USPS) For Boaters By Boaters™ with practical tips for coping — and thriving — during these challenging times. Learn more at bit.ly/BoatingEd. Join USPS at