SPIN HAS MOVED
The new SPIN site is on Facebook at:
The contact information, addresses, and phone numbers on this page and the the rest of the old SPIN site are no longer valid.
This old site remains online for its information content.
Please visit the new SPIN site at the link above for their current materials and contact information.
Our work to date has included:
- The development of operator/occupant guidelines to prevent propeller strikes. These
include existing technologies as well as human factors.
- Persistent efforts to focus the U.S. Coast Guard, as the federal regulatory agency for
recreational boats and equipment, to create standards and regulations to prevent propeller
accidents and deaths.
- Membership and attendance at significant advisory groups, include the National Boating
Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) and the National Association of State Boating Law
- Monitor the collection of statistics on accidents and fatalities and to encourage wider
collections methods. Highlight the disproportionately high risk to our children, as
substantiated by the statistics.
- Public speaking venues for boating safety issues.
- Contributions to legal and legislative efforts to redefine federal pre-emption so that
victims and their families can fine recourse and compensation under state law.
- Participation in Federal comment periods, open public meeting forums and boating safety
campaigns and venues in order to urge, seek, promote federal regulation to protect the
- Provide support to victims and their families, empowering them with tools to memorialize
their loved ones through involvement in the SPIN MISSION.