FREE Safe Boating Expo

Safe Boating Expo
Saturday, May 19, 10 am - 1 pm
Coast Guard Motor Lifeboat Station Golden Gate

Come to one of the world's most beautiful Coast Guard stations for one of the most fun, free, exciting family events around! Free life jackets, tours of Coast Guard vessels, bomb-sniffing dog demos, helicopter rescue demos, and exciting first-responder units highlight this fun family event!

What: Water Safety Fair -- Make a Splash With Our First Responders!

Where: Coast Guard Motor Lifeboat Station Golden Gate
Near the north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge (Fort Baker)
435 Murray Circle, Sausalito, CA 94965

Why: In recognition of National Safe Boating Week to promote safe boating and to build partnerships between the boating public and the first responders who work to protect them.

Event highlights: This entirely free event features many exciting activities, including:

Free life jackets (while supplies last), provided by the California Division of Boating and Waterways.

An exciting helicopter rescue demo (around noon)

Paddlecraft safety class

Fascinating behind-the-scene tours of Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary vessels

Friendly bomb-sniffing dog from the Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST) will demonstrate his skill with his handler.

Other first-responder units committed to water safety, including fire department, police department and sheriff marine patrol.

Environmental stewardship info, paddlecraft ID stickers, safe-boating literature, stickers and activity books for children, and much more!

Who: A partnership of the Coast Guard active duty unit at Station Golden Gate and Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12, with support from Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 14.

More info at Fun, free Safe Boating Expo!