The recreational boat owner’s advocacy, services and safety group, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), has more than 800,000 members about to return to the nation’s waterways for boating season. But, before they get there, they will need to follow the timeless rite of spring commissioning. To help boaters simplify this task – and ensure a summer of fun and safe boating and less chance for breakdowns – BoatUS offers help for all types of boat owners with its annual Spring Commissioning Checklist.
You don’t want to miss this issue of Anchorline, the National Safe Boating Council’s digital newsletter sponsored by Sealite! IN THIS ISSUE: A Note from the Executive Director, General Membership Meeting on April 17, Sealite Buoys Provide Safe Navigation, Register for the 2023 IBWSS, In Memory of Emily Kathryn King, Use an Engine Cut-Off Switch, Know Your Buoys, 2022 Women Making Waves, Grassroots Resources for National Safe Boating Week, and more!
The annual International Boating and Water Safety Summit (IBWSS) will be held April 16 – 19, 2023, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Little Rock, Arkansas, bringing together boating and water safety industry professionals around the world to network, learn, and collaborate.
Sponsored by Sealite! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: Safe Boating Campaign Media Best Practices, Waves of Hope, Register for the 2023 International Boating and Water Safety Summit, Keeping Waterways Safe with Sealite’s Regulatory Buoys, Share FREE Boat On Course Educational Series, National Safe Boating Week Resources, Instructor Update, and more.
The 2023 International Boating and Water Safety Summit will be held April 16-19, 2023 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Little Rock in Little Rock, AR. Registration is open.
Take the stress out of docking and close-quarters boat handling by learning the techniques professional captains use to operate their boats with ease. Courses are available in your area! Sign up today and be ready for boating season.
News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: Register for the 2023 IBWSS, America’s Boating Channel Premier Sponsor of IBWSS, Find An Instructor, National Safe Boating Week Resources, General Membership Meeting Notice, and more.
Peg Phillips of the National Safe Boating Council shares insights around why fear-based marketing is far less effective than behavior change marketing when you want to influence a particular behavior.
The NSBC’s Spring General Membership Meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2023 International Boating and Water Safety Summit on Monday, April 17.
Don’t miss your chance to be one of the first on the water this spring at one of the BoatUS On-Water Training partner locations. Sign up today!
News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: Happy Holidays from the NSBC, Register for the 2023 IBWSS, Find An Instructor, NSBC Joins America’s Boating Channel, Safe Boating Campaign Resources, and more.
America’s Boating Channel™, the U.S. Coast Guard funded boating safety and boater education video service, produced by United States Power Squadrons® (USPS), has entered into an agreement with the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) to include seventy NSBC safe boating videos in America’s Boating Channel’s new smart TV offerings, including public service messages promoting the NSBC’s Safe Boating Campaign, Boat On Course, Get Connected, and other programs.
The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced new research that shows fishing provides positive psychological benefits for women. Conducted in partnership with global market-research firm, Ipsos, the research reveals female anglers were more likely to have a positive outlook on life, higher levels of perseverance and a greater self-worth.
At Palm Beach Atlantic University, often the tables are turned, as we educators learn from our students and alumni. On the Monday before Thanksgiving, we honored alumnus Carter Viss, who by his actions has taught us much about perseverance, forgiveness and letting God bring good out of tragedy.
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.