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Sharing the Waterways

Members of the Cuyahoga River Safety Task Force share important safety information about operating paddle craft on the Cuyahoga River in downtown Cleveland in this video released May 5, 2017. Kayakers, stand-up paddleboarders, and operators of other human-powered craft are highly encouraged to heed the safety advice contained in this video while operating on rivers and other crowded waterways. (Video courtesy of Cuyahoga River Safety Task Force)

Cleveland Water Safety Video

Ohio Boating Laws

Summery of Ohio boating rules, required equipment, and more from Ohio department of Natural Resources

US Navigation Rules

US Navigation rules online and other information

National Safe Boating Council

The mission of the NSBC is to enhance the safety of the recreational boating experience through education and outreach.

Navigation Center

Many topics of interest to boaters from US Coast Guard and US Department of Homeland Security


Weather, oceans, fish, charting, satellites, climate, research, coasts