MBIA offers FREE boating publication and safety kit

The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) is offering, free to the public, the 2014 edition of the Boat Michigan Annual Directory and a Boating Safety Information Kit.  The Boat Michigan Annual Directory is the official handout at the Detroit Boat Show, Spring Boating Expo and Boating & Outdoor Festival.  The 2014 edition features articles on how and why you should discover boating in Michigan! Articles include topics on the affordability, long lasting value, joys & fun of boating. Also featured is the variety and array of Michigan’s beautiful boating destinations. The publication also provides a listing and guide to Michigan State Harbors and Harbors of Refuge.  Most valuable to boaters, is the comprehensive marine products and services guide covering the entire state which makes this annual directory a must keep resource for the entire season. You can also access this guide online at boatmichigan.org and mbia.org.

The boating safety information kits include information designed to help boaters operate their vessel responsibly and in accordance with U.S. and Michigan regulations. It also includes information on weather, rip tides, personal watercraft and boating green.

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