On Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard announced its intention to issue a set of interim rules on certain covered small passenger vessels. The rules address many of the safety recommendations the NTSB issued as a result of its investigation of the September 2, 2019, fire aboard the marine vessel Conception.
In 2021, USACE partners rose to the challenge again to face another year of adversity operating amid a global pandemic. Despite these difficult times, the USACE Natural Resource Management (NRM) partnership program grew even stronger through the collaborative efforts and unwavering support from thousands of dedicated organizations and individuals.
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: Celebrating 25 Years of IBWSS, Keep Your Waterways Safe All Year, Eckerd College Adopts NSBC’s Boat Control On-Water Training, All About Deckee, ECOS Educational Flyers, Boat On Course New Videos, NSBC 2021-2022 Board of Directors, NSBC Instructor Resources, Q&A with NSBC Producer Ken Waldron, and more!
Mustang Survival, an Admiral Club member of the NSBC, announced the acquisition of the Government & Commercial Marine business of Stearns. The deal deepens Mustang Survival’s product offering for those that live beyond land to protect freedoms, and those that work on the water to put food on the table for their loved ones.
Sponsored by Walsh Marine! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, member spotlights and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: Pack Your Life Jacket, 2022 International Boating and Water Safety Summit Registration, NSBC Instructor Update, IBWSS Premier Sponsor Deckee, Photo Library, and more.
During the US Sailing Annual Meeting and Stakeholder’s Summit this weekend in Jamestown, Rhode Island, the US Sailing Board of Directors introduced new President Rich Jepsen, along with two re-elected Board Members, Charlie Arms and John Schoendorf, and one new Board Member Stan Honey.
On Tuesday, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released its 2020 report on outdoor recreation’s powerful and positive economic impact, which confirmed that boating and fishing remain the number one contributor to this critical sector of the U.S. economy.
Mr. Albert Marmo of Bowie, Maryland, and formerly of Moosic, passed away Monday, November 1, at his home. He held various management positions in the National Recreational Boating Safety Program, and was selected to the National Safe Boating Council Boating Safety Hall of Fame in 2003.
Sponsored by Walsh Marine! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, member spotlights and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: 2022 International Boating and Water Safety Summit Registration, NSBC Instructor Certification Update, Boat On Course New Videos, ECOS Resources Available, Welcome to Know Wake, and more.
Garmin® International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today introduced the Dexcom Connect IQ apps, providing people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes who use the Dexcom® G6 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) System1 with a way to quickly see their glucose levels and trends – even while working out – right on their compatible Garmin smartwatch or cycling computer.2 The apps can be downloaded now from the Connect IQ™ store.
The NSBC board and staff have changed the name of our certification course to eliminate confusion on what our instructor trainers and instructors are certified to teach. We have renamed the Essentials in Close Quarters and Open Water Boat Control curriculum to the National Safe Boating Council Instructor Certification.
Sponsored by Walsh Marine! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, member spotlights and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: General Membership Meeting Highlights, Fiscal Year End Sale, ECOS Resources Available, Register for the 2022 IBWSS, Powerboat Sea Scouts, NSBC Instructor Resources, Photo Library, and more.
The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC), a national catalyst for recreational boating safety, is pleased to announce the board of directors for 2021-2022. The NSBC membership accepted the board’s vote for the following officers at the General Membership Meeting, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in conjunction with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrator’s Annual Conference.
To prevent your boat from becoming a winter storage statistic, BoatUS has a three question, true-false quiz for boaters to test their winterizing knowledge and also offers a free Boater’s Guide to Winterizing that includes a two-page winterizing checklist, as well as other winterizing resources, at BoatUS.com/Winterization.
The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC), a national catalyst for recreational boating safety, shares its executive director, Peg Phillips, has been appointed as a member of the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC).
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.
Good Jibes is a partnership with our friends at Latitude 38 Magazine and Ryan Foland with the Safe Boating Campaign, and it brings to life the world of sailing through the eyes of a West Coast sailor. If you are into sailing, or curious to learn more, check out the first three episodes below. You can hop on board and subscribe!
Sponsored by Walsh Marine! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, member spotlights and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: General Membership Meeting Notice, Fiscal Year End Sale, Coast Guard to Approve Level 100 Inherently Buoyant Life Jackets, NSBC Instructor Resources, Wear It Challenge, and more.
Reminder, the National Safe Boating Council’s fall General Membership Meeting will be held on Sunday, September 26 at 3:00 p.m. EDT at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in conjunction with the NASBLA Annual Conference. We look forward to this opportunity to reconnect and share with each other how we are working together to advance recreational boating safety.
The National Safe Boating Council, the lead organization for the annual Safe Boating Campaign, encourages boaters to wear a life jacket and submit a photo or video for a chance to win a prize – and be featured in a public service announcement! Entry rules and additional information is available at https://safeboatingcampaign.com/ambassador/.