New appointments to National Boating Safety Advisory Committee

September 16th, 2021

The U.S. Coast Guard recently appointed 20 individuals to serve as members of the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC), which was established in 2018. NBSAC members are selected from disciplines within the following fields of expertise: state boating safety programs, recreational vessel and associated equipment manufacturers; and national recreational boating organizations and the general […]

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Deadline approaching for National Boating Industry Safety Awards

October 13th, 2020

Applications for the 2020 National Boating Industry Safety Awards are due Oct. 15, 2020, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association website. The 2020 National Boating Industry Safety Awards include the following categories for submission: Powerboat ManufacturerSailboat ManufacturerEngine ManufacturerGear/Equipment ManufacturerHuman Powered (Canoe, Kayak, SUP) ManufacturerMarine Retailer with up to 3 LocationsMarine Retailer with more than […]

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NBSAC seeking applicants for 2018

July 20th, 2017

The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) is soliciting applications for 2018 positions, although 2017 appointments remain undeclared. According to the Federal Register, NBSAC, which advises the Coast Guard (USCG) on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters, seeks to fill seven vacancies. Applications must reach the USCG by August 29 to […]

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USCG redesigns safety website

April 13th, 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard's Office of the Auxiliary and Boating Safety has officially launched its redesigned Boating Safety website to provide easier navigation for recreational boaters to locate the information they need. The site offers users—whether a manufacturer, a boating safety partner or a recreational boater—a more streamlined route to quickly find the content or […]

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