Snohomish County Sheriff's Office

Spring Boating Safety
kayaks

Spring is finally here and our county's waterways are calling! Here are some tips to help you stay safe out on the water:
  • Always wear a life jacket. 
  • Have the right gear and apparel.
  • Check the weather and marine forecasts before you go.
  • Plan for changing conditions.
  • Dress for the water temperature, not the air temperature.
  • Carry two forms of communication.
  • Know your limits.
  • Never boat under the influence.
  • Tell someone where you're going.
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    The Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Unit and volunteers from Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue responded to another rescue on June 19 at Mt. Pilchuck Additional Info...
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