Welcome to the Emily Catherine Fedorko Foundation

Celebrating Emily’s Birthday

Emsway Walk for Boating Safety

Save the Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017

National Safe Boating Week May 20th – 26th

The Emily Catherine Fedorko Foundation (ECFF) is a family foundation that provides funding to spread education, advocacy and awareness of boating and water sport safety for adults and children. The foundation will also honor areas of interest in Emily’s life including gifts for academic and athletic endeavors.

Read More about ECFF | A letter from the Fedorko Family

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Get Your Towing Endorsement

Effective October 1, 2015 with the signing of Emily’s Law, in order to operate a vessel or personal watercraft (ex. Jetski) on Connecticut waters that is towing a skier, tube, or has anyone riding the wake of the vessel,  the operator must:

– Be age 16 or older and
– Have a valid boating certificate from either Connecticut, a state that has a reciprocal agreement with Connecticut, or a U.S. Coast Guard operator’s license and
– Possess a Connecticut Safe Waterskiing Endorsement

Click here to obtain your Safe Waterskiing Endorsement.

Click here  to read about Emily’s Law.


Request a Boating Safety Packet which includes a water resistant phone carrier, floating key chain, safety tips and ignition switch sticker.


Stay up to date on local and national news regarding the Emily Catherine Fedorko Foundation and boating safety.


Purchase Emily bracelets! All proceeds go to support the Emily Catherine Fedorko Foundation.

“Responsible, caring and sympathetic, loving and kind, and so dependable. Her ability to persevere and meet new challenges was amazing”