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SaferBoater Welcomes New CEO Chris Edmonston

SaferBoater is thrilled to announce the appointment of Chris Edmonston as CEO. With an impressive 28-year history of unwavering dedication to keeping waterways accessible, safe, and clean, Chris brings valuable expertise to SaferBoater.

America’s Boating Channel Wins 2023 Go Global Award for Maritime Services

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 been recognized with the award for Maritime Services at the prestigious 2023 Go Global Awards ceremony held on November 8 in Providence, RI.

NSBC Member Connection

Sponsored by Sealite! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: Save $100 with Early Bird Registration for IBWSS, National Safe Boating Week Resources Available, NSBC’s Communications Director Among Boat Industry 40 Under 40, America’s Boating Channel Features NSBC on Smart TV, Sealite and Sabik: Family brands of SPX Aids to Navigation, Welcome to Admiral Club Member Citimarine Store, NSBC Welcomes New Board Member Chad Tokowicz, and more.

NSBC Admiral Club Member, Boat Safe Chicago, Receives 2023 National Boating Safety Awards

The fifth annual National Boating Safety Awards were presented during the Soundings Trade Only Event immediately before the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida on October 2, 2023. National Safe Boating Council Admiral Club member, Boat Safe Chicago, won in two categories, the only company to ever win twice in a single competition.

Anchorline, Sponsored by Sealite

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, NSBC General Membership Meeting Highlights, Register for IBWSS by January 15 for Early Bird Discount, Keep Your Waterways with Sealite Buoys, U.S. National Water Safety Action Plan, Nominate a Boating Safety Leader, NSBC Instructor Network, Remind Boaters to Get Connected, Member-Only Discounts from Industry Partners, and more!

NSBC Member Connection

Sponsored by Sealite! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: 2023-2024 Board of Directors, Boating Outreach Assets Available, NSBC Instructor Network, Keep Your Waterways Open with Sealite Buoys, Save $100 with Early Bird Registration for IBWSS, and more.

NSBC Membership Elects 2023-2024 Board of Directors

The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC), a national catalyst for recreational boating safety, is pleased to announce the board of directors for 2023-2024. The NSBC membership accepted the board’s vote for the following officers at the General Membership Meeting on September 19, in Denver, Colorado in conjunction with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators’ Annual Conference.

Request for Proposals: Advertising

The National Safe Boating Council would like to reach more boaters via advertising. Estimates will be accepted through October 1, 2023 for FY24. Please read the RFP for more information.

Boating Safety Tips for Labor Day Weekend

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.

NSBC Member Connection

Sponsored by Sealite! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: US National Water Safety Action Plan, NSBC General Membership Meeting Notice, NSBC Member Survey, Keeping Waterways Safe with Sealite’s Regulatory Buoys, 2024 International Boating and Water Safety Summit Early Bird Registration, and more.

NSBC General Membership Meeting Reminder

The NSBC General Membership Meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2023 NASBLA Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado. All NSBC members are encouraged to attend. 

NSBC Member Connection

Sponsored by Sealite! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: Fourth of July Recap, NSBC General Membership Meeting Notice, NSBC Member Survey, Safe and Summer-Ready with Sealite Buoys, Join the NSBC Instructor Network, 2024 International Boating and Water Safety Summit, and more.

NSBC General Membership Meeting Notice

The NSBC General Membership Meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2023 NASBLA Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado on Tuesday, September 19 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM.

U.S. National Water Safety Action Plan

In an effort to address one of the top causes of death among adults and children in the United States, the inaugural U.S. National Water Safety Action Plan (USNWSAP) was released today to unite communities and help put an end to preventable drowning tragedies.

NSBC Member Connection

Sponsored by Sealite! News and updates about NSBC programs, industry happenings, and more from the National Safe Boating Council. In this issue: Largest Online Library of FREE Boating Resources, Boating Tips for the Fourth of July, NSBC Member Survey, Safe and Summer-Ready with Sealite Buoys, NSBC Instructor Network, 2024 International Boating and Water Safety Summit, and more.