National Education Standards

Updated information regarding the status of revisions to national boating education standards is posted on the EZ-ESP webtool.

Approved by the Education Standards Panel:

ANSI/NASBLA 103-2016: Basic Boating Knowledge - Power - American National Standard, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

ANSI/NASBLA 102-2017: Basic Boating Knowledge - Sail - American National Standard, effective Feb. 24, 2017

NASBLA Paddlesports Standard - 2009 - This standard, effective Jan. 1, 2009, remains in effect until the draft revision is finalized.


ESP Style Guide with Terms and Vessel Types