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Discover Boating and Progressive Insurance® Release Latest Episode in Safe Boating Video Series

Discover Boating, powered by NMMA and MRAA, in partnership with Progressive Insurance®, has launched the third video in its “Top Safe Boating Tips" series. The video titled, Follow Safe Seating Protocols: How to Sit and Swim Safely While Boating, emphasizes crucial practices for boating safety, including refraining from jumping off boats while in motion, swimming safely, including avoiding boats in motion or running motors, and being mindful of carbon monoxide exposure while boating.

The third episode in the latest video series can be viewed below and on Discover Boating's YouTube channel.

Launched during National Safe Boating Week and heading into Memorial Day weekend, this video aims to enhance boaters' awareness of safe boating practices as they prepare for a busy holiday weekend and the upcoming summer boating season.

The five-part series covers crucial safety topics that all boaters need to be aware of for a worry-free day on the water, including the following topics:

To further engage current boaters and the next generation, Discover Boating and Progressive strategically created these short-form videos (in addition to longer form versions) that can be shared on social channels, such as TikTok and Instagram—popular platforms Discover Boating’s target audiences use to consume digital content. Discover Boating will also be sharing the new videos via consumer email distributions and on its websites in the U.S. and Canada.

Industry stakeholders are encouraged to view and share these safety videos on your social media channels, consumer emails, brand website or play it on loop in showrooms, to provide valuable safe boating content for your customers.

Similar to the 2023 video series (viewable/shareable here), a new video will be released each month, March-July, on YouTube. Discover Boating will also share shorter cutdown versions to engage target audiences across social media platforms and promoted on the Discover Boating blog, DB TV section, and

About Discover Boating: Powered by the National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, Discover Boating connects boaters and future boaters with experiences, resources and community to enhance their boating journey and expand the industry in the U.S. and Canada. For nearly two decades, Discover Boating has led the North American recreational boating industry’s consumer outreach efforts, attracting millions of people to boating and helping them get on the water and become boaters. Industry stakeholders can follow along and share Discover Boating content from and @DiscoverBoating on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

About Progressive Insurance: Progressive Insurance® makes it easy to understand, buy and use car insurance, home insurance, and other protection needs. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach us however it's most convenient for them — online at, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, via the Progressive mobile app, or in-person with a local agent. Progressive provides insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and homes; it is the second largest auto insurer in the country, a leading seller of commercial auto, motorcycle, and boat insurance, and one of the top 15 homeowners insurance carriers. Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®, Snapshot®, and HomeQuote Explorer®. The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE: PGR.