Downloadable Resources

To help assist you with your boating safety efforts, the National Safe Boating Council offers free downloadable resources. Additional free resources can be downloaded from our program websites. Are there other items you're looking for, but don't see? Contact [email protected].

Be Smart, Be Safe (Water Sports Foundation)

Boat Pro Point of Sale Safety Kit Check List (Boats Under 26ft) and (Boats Between 26-40ft)

Boat Propellers: A Hidden Danger - USCG (English) (Spanish)

Carbon Monoxide Brochure

Choose To Boat Safely Brochure

Emergency Engine Cutoff Switch Brochure

Float Plan (

Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) - Your VHF-DSC Marine Radio

How to Choose the Right Life Jacket (USCG)

Injured While Boating? Accident Report Poster (JPG) (PDF)

Involved In An Accident? Accident Report Poster (JPG) (PDF)

Public Service Announcements

PWC Checklist (English)

PWC Checklist (Spanish)

Rental Boat Safety Checklists

10 Tons & No Brakes

Safe Boating Checklist

Safe Boating Tips

Safe Boating Tips for Anglers, Hunters, and Campers

Travel Health and Safety (DAN Boater)

Safe Boating Campaign Graphics and Logos

Winterizing Checklist (BoatU.S.)