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Revised and Expanded for 2015
Now the world's most effective float plan just got better

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Set up a basic plan ahead of time and save it on you computer. Update it when you decide where and when you're going to go. Then, e-mail your completed plan to whoever you choose to follow up should you not return or check-in as planned.

Features and capabilities you’ll find in this version of the float plan:

  • Ability to accommodate vessels with a larger passenger capacity, or Canoers and Kayakers that want to paddle together as a group.
  • Expanded selection of Visual Distress Signals.
  • More user defined fields for greater flexibility.
  • The ability to enter the unique identification numbers for EPIRBs and Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) attached to individual PFDs.
  • Expanded itinerary with up to 21 waypoints for longer voyages.
  • E-mail your completed plan to anyone, anytime.
  • Save multiple copies of your plan for different purposes or different vessels.
  • The exclusive Boating Emergency Guide™ assists the person holding your plan with starting the Search And Rescue process.
  • 100% digital means it's easy on the environment.

Saving lives is what the float plan is all about. Using the new USCG Float Plan will help in saving yours.

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