The National Safe Boating Council’s (NSBC) Wear It! campaign, a yearlong boating safety effort that promotes consistent wear of life jackets by recreational boaters, was recognized by PR News at the 2015 Platinum PR Awards at the Marriott Marquis in New York City in October.
Fred Messmann, Deputy Director of the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC), has been recognized with the U.S. Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award, presented November 12th at the 94th National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) meeting in Arlington, VA.
The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) has just released its 2015 Wear It! Campaign Awareness Research results, concluding that the yearlong North American Safe Boating Campaign (Wear It!) continues to increase the awareness of safe boating behavior among recreational boaters since the NSBC began conducting research in 2013.
The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is proud to announce Sustaining Member ACR Electronics, Inc. (ACR) as the recipient of the 2015 Horizon Award. ACR received a brass mariner’s telescope at the Congressional Reception held May 13, 2015 at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC. ACR was commended for their support of NSBC’s Saved by the Beacon National Campaign, which is designed to educate recreational boaters about the importance of 406 MHz beacons and how to use them correctly in the case of a boating emergency.
The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) are proud to announce United States Coast Guard Rear Admiral Vincent B. Atkins, and Senator Pat Toomey and Congressman Mike Kelly of Pennsylvania as the recipients of the 2015 Confluence Awards.
On May 11-13, 2015 in Washington DC, the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) will join a broad group of co-hosts to support the American Boating Congress. This year, driven by 2014’s success, numerous industry partners have agreed to co-host ABC, joining the rallying-cry to strengthen the industry’s collective advocacy impact.
Millions of Americans will enjoy boating with family and friends this year. To ensure a fun, safe time on the water, the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) National Weather Service (NWS) are proud to continue their partnership to promote new weather and boating safety public service announcements (PSAs) for National Safe Boating Week, May 16-22, 2015.
The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is pleased to recognize Sea Scout Base Galveston as the winner of the 2015 Boating Safety Youth Program Award, sponsored by BoatU.S. Foundation. Sea Scout Base Galveston received a trophy and cash prize of $2,500 to enhance its 10-week youth-oriented boating safety program, Reach.
The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) and the National Water Safety Congress (NWSC) are proud to announce Boat Ed as the premier sponsor for the 19th International Boating & Water Safety Summit (IBWSS), held March 29 to April 1, 2015, at the Grand Sandestin, in Sandestin, Fla. The IBWSS is the premier event for training, awareness, meeting and networking for anyone involved in boating and water safety in support of the National Recreational Boating Safety Strategic Plan, 2012-2016.
A new boating safety campaign was unveiled today at the Miami International Boat Show by the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC), a leading expert in boating safety. The Saved by the Beacon National Safe Boating Campaign will help recreational boaters understand the importance of emergency locator (406 MHz) beacons and how to use them correctly in the case of a boating emergency.
While many boaters enjoy spending a bright and sunny day on the water in the winter and early spring, what looks like a perfect day can quickly become hazardous if you end up in frigid waters.