Operation BoatSmart. It's crucial for people in boats to
their life jackets. It's not the life jacket that
saves lives, it's wearning them that saves lives. Keeping your
life jacket "handy" is like saying you'll buckle your seat belt when
you see a crash coming. Additionally, the life vests nowadays
are very sporty looking.
Do you have a Marine question? If so, here is a repository of marine related
questions and answers that may be helfpul.
Article from MWL about how VOS Observations are used at the Tropical Predication Center (TPC) / National Hurricane Center (NHC).
Voluntary Observing Ship Program(VOS) Port Meteorological Officers - Meet your PMO! Spend the day with your closest PMO and learn what they do. Those ship observations sure come in handy while making your marine forecast!