The National Safe Boating Council 

The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is a catalyst for recreational boating safety dedicated to advancing and promoting a safer recreational boating experience through education, outreach and training. The NSBC was organized in September 1958 under the name National Safe Boating Committee. Our diverse membership of over 500 U.S. and international organizations, all have an interest in boating and water safety and education. Approximately 65% of the membership being nonprofit organizations and 35% being for-profit organizations. 

Learn more about NSBC membership.