Safe Boating Photo Contest To Highlight Safe Enjoyment


Mar 11, 2001
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Safe Boating Photo Contest To Highlight Safe Enjoyment Of The Water


Richmond, British Columbia /Chicago, Illinois – Boating enthusiasts in the United States and Canada are invited to take part in a Safe Boating Photo Contest to show how they stay safe on the water. Presented by Mustang Survival with the support of Discover Boating, amateur photographers have the opportunity to win a Mustang Survival Personal Flotation Device (PFD) prize pack and have their picture featured within the Discover Boating program.

"Our goal is to give people a choice of comfortable, high quality PFDs whether they are powerboaters, anglers, paddlers or take part in any of the countless other water sports activities," said Rob McMahon, Marketing Communications Specialist for Mustang Survival. "We're looking forward to seeing all the great photos from boating enthusiasts."

According to Cindy Pechous, Director of Advertising for the National Marine Manufacturers Association, "the photo contest being launched during North American Safe Boating week lets boaters show the world not only what kind of boating they love to do, but also how wearing your lifejacket fits into the boating lifestyle."

Contest Details
- Photos can be entered on the free Flickr photo sharing site and are tagged with SBPC2008 from May 15th to July 20th.
- A panel of judges from Discover Boating and Mustang Survival will select 10 finalists.
- The public will have the opportunity to vote from August 1st to 15th to determine the winner.
- Full contest details available at

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About Mustang Survival
For 40 years Mustang Survival has been committed to providing life support solutions. Through constant innovation and the application of new technologies, Mustang is the leading supplier of quality flotation and hypothermia protection products to the most demanding users – from fishermen, sailors and power boaters to the Coast Guard, jet fighter pilots and even NASA astronauts.

About Discover Boating
Discover Boating is a national awareness campaign developed by the recreational boating industry and managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA.) Discover Boating programs focus on increasing participation and building interest in recreational boating by demonstrating the benefits, affordability and accessibility of the boating lifestyle, while helping potential boaters experience why life is better with a boat.

Media Contact:
Rob McMahon Mustang Survival (604) 244-6739 or Cindy Pechous Discover Boating (312) 946-6239

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