Recreational Boaters

Click the links below to find a Project Shield partner.

All of the listed companies abide by the following guidelines:

  • If you spot an injured sea turtle, contact your local responders.
  • Place engines in neutral if sea turtles are nearby.
  • Check your surrounding area before starting the motor.
  • While boating, remain 45 meters away from marine life.
  • While snorkeling or diving, remain 5 meters away from marine life. Do not attempt to follow animals.
  • Take only photos, leave only bubbles.
  • Abide by speed restrictions.
  • Time spent observing animals should be limited to 30 minutes.
  • Do not block a sea turtle’s most direct path to the surface or out to sea.
  • Do not encircle marine animals.
  • Do not feed or touch any marine species.

 

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