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Accreditation Programs

The Boat Operations and Training (BOAT) Program was established by NASBLA and through the efforts of its interagency “Council of Partners.” The BOAT program is accepted by the U.S. Coast Guard as the national standard of training and certification.

 

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EDUCATION STANDARDS

The National Boating Education Standards, are intended to prescribe the minimum body of knowledge to effect safe, legal, and enjoyable recreational boating and to serve as a basis for boating education courses approved by NASBLA and recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard.

 

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  • Decrease in deaths, accidents, injuries in 2017, latest Recreational Boating Statistics released The 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics , released May 29, 2018, contain statistics on recreational ...

Education Programs

Boating Course Approval

NASBLA reviews boating courses to determine if a course meets an indicated National Boating Education Standard.

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Training & Accreditation

Training

NASBLA offers more than a dozen courses from Basic Crew Member to Pursuit and Stop to provide a variety of training options for marine law enforcement officers and first responders.

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