News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: NSBC Executive Director Recognized at Boating Industry’s Elevate Summit, Register for the 2023 IBWSS, Find An Instructor, Instructor Spotlight: Captain Charolette Rose Maroon, Safe Boating Campaign Resources, and more.
The recreational boating industry’s elite members celebrated the launch of the reimagined Boating Industry Top 100 Awards during a black-tie gala on November 16, 2022 on the final evening of the Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT in Orlando, FL.
Dates have been set for the 2023 Mariners Weather Hazards Workshop, hosted by the National Hurricane Center (NHC), to be held in Miami, FL and online March 14-16, 2023.
Two senior RBFF staff members have been promoted: Rachel Piacenza has been promoted to Senior Director, Marketing, after leading the successful Get On Board campaign in FY23. Stephanie Hussey, RBFF’s longest tenured employee, has been promoted to Senior Director, Government Engagement.
Nearly one month after making landfall September 28 as a Category 4 storm, Hurricane Ian is still challenging TowBoatUS cleanup crews tasked with salvaging thousands of recreational vessels damaged or destroyed by the historic storm – one of the deadliest in the state’s history.
News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: 2022-2023 NSBC Board of Directors Slate of Officers, Find an Instructor, Hurricane Ian Disaster Relief, Share Free Boat On Course Educational Series, Instructor Resources, and more.
The Operation Dry Water Awards Program recognizes law enforcement officers and agencies that are making a positive impact on boating under the influence (BUI). Congratulations to this year’s ODW Officer of the Year, Top Agencies and Media Award winners!
The Sea Tow Foundation, with support from MarineMax and Sea Tow International, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of its 1,000th Life Jacket Loaner Stand at the Seminole Street Boat Ramp in Clearwater, FL.
Sponsored by Walsh Marine! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: NSBC Headquarters Relocates to Clearwater, Find an Instructor, NSBC Chair Appointed to NBSAC, Wear It Buoys by Walsh Marine, Share Free Boat On Course Educational Series, Two NSBC Members Appointed to FL Boating Advisory Council, Instructor Resources, and more.
The 2022 fall issue of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Boating Safety Circular is now available. Topics covered in this issue include: electric propulsion, new point of contact for Manufacturer’s Identification Codes, substantial risk safety defect, events, and recalls. The Boating Safety Circular is a product of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety — Boating Safety Division — Recreational Boating Product Assurance Branch.
A fully all-star stacked production team that has produced hit shows like Wicked Tuna, Deadliest Catch and Dexter just to name a few, is speeding toward the launch of a sunshine state lifestyle show sure to appeal to all audiences who have a passion for fishing, boating, travel, beach life and planet-saving conservation.
The U. S. Coast Guard has announced the appointment of two individuals to serve as new members of the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC). The new members are Robert Newsome, senior vice president of operations at the National Marine Manufacturers Association and Ty Hunter, program director for the State of Utah Division of Recreation Boating.
You don’t want to miss this issue of Anchorline, the National Safe Boating Council’s digital newsletter sponsored by Walsh Marine! IN THIS ISSUE: Keep Your Waterways Safe All Year, A Look Back at Summer On-Water Training, Tips for Fall Boating, Get Connected: Use an Engine Cut-Off Switch, Know Your Buoys, 2023 IBWSS, Waves of Hope, NSBC Warehouse Sale, and more!
The Safe Boating Campaign, a worldwide effort focused on responsible boating led by the National Safe Boating Council, shares key tips for boaters to responsibly enjoy the high boating-traffic Labor Day weekend.
Sponsored by Walsh Marine! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: NSBC’s Peg Phillips Among Women Making Waves, Find an Instructor, Welcome Captain Matsuura, We Moved to Clearwater, Know Your Buoys, Instructor Update, and more.
From BoatUS: With the pandemic putting more people than ever on the water and consequent rise in boating accidents and fatalities, there’s some better news in the newly released 2021 U.S. Coast Guard Recreational Boating Statistics. What’s influencing these latest boating safety numbers?
The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC), a national catalyst for recreational boating safety, shares its executive director, Peg Phillips, has been recognized by Boating Industry’s 2022 Women Making Waves program.
Women Making Waves is Boating Industry’s effort to recognize the multitude of women in the industry who have made and continue to make great contributions to its success, propel its growth and lead their organizations and peers into the future. Congratulations to NSBC’s Executive Director Peg Phillips on her recognition!
Sponsored by Walsh Marine! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: Hunter Bland Shares Boating Safety Tips with FOX Weather, Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day Photos, Use an Engine Cut-Off Switch, Summer Boating Survey, Operation Dry Water, and Instructor Update.