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Article Repository (Boating Safety Articles)

The U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Division is making the following articles available for publication in magazines, newsletters, and club publications.

Boating safety advocates may publish this material in whole or in part without charge. We only request that all uses of this material be credited "Courtesy of the United States Coast Guard" and that language not be altered without Coast Guard permission.

To access and download each article, many with supporting photographs, simply click on the title.


Downloadable logos from the USCG Boating Safety Division, including "Boat Responsibly" logos, "Sport Fish Restoration" logos, and the U.S. Coast Guard Seal.

Photo Library

The U.S. Coast Guard has provided the Image Library as a resource tool for boating safety specialists, advocates and the general public. All images therein are considered "public domain" and therefore, may be distributed, copied, and used for non-commercial, personal use, as well as historical, educational, or newsworthy purposes or activities. The Coast Guard's sole request is that all users identify "U.S. Coast Guard" as the source of any and all images.

Downloadable photos to use in your internal publications or to accompany articles you might write about boating safety.

If you use any of these photos in a publication, on a web site, or as part of any other project, please consider using the following credit line:

* Photo Courtesy of The U.S. Coast Guard.

These photos may not be used to infer or imply U.S. Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety endorsement of any product, company, or position. Please do not distort or alter the images the photos portray.

PFD Label and POS Graphics

Downloadable life jackets label graphics for use in internal and external life jacket label education and training activities.