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USCG launches app

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The U.S. Coast Guard has launched a boating safety app that incorporates several safe boating practices in one place. Users can use the app to file a float plan and then e-mail it to friends and family, report a navigation hazard, request a safety check, and get state-by-state boating information.

The app also includes rules of the road, NOAA weather updates, and emergency assistance.

For more information, visit www.uscg.mil/mobile

 

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