8Be informed about boating safety. Addi- tional publications and information can be obtained from many organizations, including the following:

United States Coast Guard

Consumer Affairs Staff (G-BC)

Office of Boating, Public, and Consumer


U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters

Washington, D.C. 20593-0001

Boating Safety Hotline: 1-800-368-5647

National Marine ManufacturersAssociation (NMMA)

401 N. Michigan Ave.

Chicago, Il 60611

Marine Retailers Association of America

155 N. Michigan Ave.

Chicago, Il 60601