Arizona Safe Boating Celebration

The 2nd Annual Celebration
May 21, 2005
Lake Pleasant, AZ

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An aerial view of Lake Pleasant looking North

A favorite for sail and power boating

Ten Lane Ramp at Lake Pleasant
A view looking south to the main boat launch ramp a Lake Pleasant, Arizona
The location for the 2005
Arizona Safe Boating Celebration will be near the "make ready area" (center portion of the photo).
The ten lane ramp can be seen in the right center of the photo and
leads into the lake from the parking lot above and behind it.

 Boat Smart, Boat Safe
Wear It!

Nauegue con Inteligencia, Nauegue con seguridad

2005 AZSB Proclamation Group
USCG Auxiliary and AZ Game & Fish officials joined
Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano (wearing the orange PFD)
for the presentation of the Arizona Safe Boating Week Proclamation
March 12, 2005, in Yuma, Arizona
AZ Safe Boating Proclamation
Right Click to download a larger image

Planned Activities List

8 AM to 1 PM
Time  Mini Seminars and Presentations  

Ongoing Activities

8:00 am
8:15 am
8:45 am
9:15 am
9:45 am
10:00 am

10:15 am
10:45 am
11:00 am
11:15 am
11:45 am
12:00 pm
12:15 pm
12:45 pm
1:00 pm
Remote control model boat demostrations
Top Ten Reasons for Boating Accidents
Anchoring techniques
PFD usage and selection
Appropriate use of VHF radios
Arizona Representative Rosati and Peoria City Council member Cathy Carlat
Fueling safety
General boating etiquette
Remote control model boat demostrations
Aids to Navigation
GPS Navigation and its use
Fire Boat Demonstration
PFD usage and selection
Fueling safety
Grand Drawing
Remote control model boat demostrations
  *Poster contest for kids 6-14
Free Vessel Safety checks
Rescue Helicopter display
Prize drawings every half hour
Food and drink available

2005 Photo Gallery

The lake is just over the hill

2005 Celebration site

Mini Class schedule board 
A PFD mini class

TV Channel 5 tapes a class

Model Boaters presentation
Kids do their posters

Fire Rescue boat demonstration

Mothers Against Drunk Driving banner

Native Air helicopter display

Arizona Game & Fish Department

Hawaiian Tropics girls

A VSC of Personal Watercraft

Ron Werner does a VSC

Barry Carroll does a VSC

John Lusson does a VSC

Get aboard and PFD on
Channel 15 Morning Show
Nancy's interview for Channel 15

Photos by Greenstein

Sponsored by
G&F Logo USPS Logo USCG Aux Logo    
Arizona Game & Fish
Phoenix Sail and Power Squadron  U.S Coast Guard
Maricopa County
Parks and Recreation

 Peoria Fire

With assistance and and assistance from these fine partners:






Campbell’s Mercantile
Hawaiian Tropics Girls

High Profile Realty
John Hall & Associates
National Water Safety Congress**
Native Air
Peoria Fire Department

Pleasant Harbor Marina
Scottsdale Model Boaters
West Marine
We'll Print It

Links to other year's celebrations
2011 2010  2009  2008   2007 2006  2005  2004 

For information about safe boating classes in Arizona check the Arizona Safe Boating Council
for the latest schedules and locations.

Arizona Game and Fish Department
Arizona G&F Laws and Rules (Title 5 2004-2005 Edition)
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary - Division 10
United States Power Squadrons® - Phoenix Sail and Power Squadron
Maricopa County Parks and Recreation

Arizona Safe Boating Celebration Home Page


* The Arizona Game and Fish Department prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age,or disability in its programs and activities.If anyone believes they have been discriminated against in any of the AGFD’s programs or activities, including its employment practices, the individual may file a complaint alleging discrimination directly with the AGFD Deputy Director, 2221 W. Greenway Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85023, (602) 942-3000 or U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4040 N.Fairfax Dr., Suite 130, Arlington, VA 22203. If you require this document in an alternative format, please contact the AGFD Deputy Director as listed above or by calling TTY at (800) 367-8939.

** Funded in part by a grant from the National Water Safety Congress.

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This page was last updated March 20, 2006