Receive Exclusive Benefits as a NSBC Member
By joining the NSBC, you’re showing your commitment to recreational boating safety. You’re joining a network of professionals in the commercial realm, the nonprofit sector, and those individuals that want to make boating a safer, and more enjoyable experience. You also receive exclusive benefits, such as discounts on our products and partnership discounts available only for NSBC members.
"My company and I personally have received great benefit through our NSBC membership. Upon entering this industry, NSBC provided me professional orientation, shared educational tools, and resources which helped me grasp an understanding of where my company fits in and how we could best serve our customers. Like any membership or relationship, the most beneficial results are an outcome of both contribution and procurement." - Nichole Kalil, Media and Public Relations Lead for ACR Electronics, Sustaining Member.
"Forever Resorts joined the NSBC because we want to show our customers that, as much as we value fun and enjoyment on the water, we also value safety. We want to support an organization whose main goal is safety, and feel that we receive that support back from the NSBC that we're an important part of the work they do." - Bruce Rowe, Director of Marine Services, Patron Member Organization since 2006.
Our highest tiered membership receives both tangible and intangible benefits to help promote your company or organization's brand.
Patron Level Membership benefits:
Sustaining Level Membership benefits:
Organizations ($50, $150, $200 and $300)
There are two membership categories for organizations: Non-Profit or Government and Commercial/Trade Association. Your NSBC membership fees provide direct support for programs to improve boating safety throughout North America and to enhance communications in recreational boating safety education. In addition to supporting these important programs, organizations receive the following benefits:
Available for federal, state and local agencies involved in recreational boating/educational activities and national, regional, state and local non-profit public service 501 (c)(3) organizations involved in the recreational boating field.
Available for international, national, regional and local for profit companies and trade associations involved in recreational boating or boating safety industries.
Available for individuals interested in recreational boating safety and boating education. Note: Individual Membership is not open to organizations.
Individual Membership benefits include:
Instructor Membership benefits:
If your state agency or organization is already a member of the NSBC in good standing, you are eligible to register as an Instructor for the discounted rate of $65/annually. Instructor Member (Agency) Application: $65
Instructor-Trainer Membership benefits:
If your state agency or organization is already a member of the NSBC in good standing, you are eligible to register as an Instructor-Trainer for the discounted rate of $90/annually. Instructor-Trainer Member (Agency) Application: $90
Mail-in Application:Don't want to submit your application online? No problem! Click here to download an application and mail in payment.