Boating Incident Reporting Resources

Need information about federal reporting policy changes effective January 2024? Navigate to this portal for FAQs, checklists, decision tools and other best practices and guidance for recreational boating incident reporting impacted by CG-BSX Policy Letter 23-01, CH-1. 

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Boating Incident Reporting Resources

NASBLA awards program

NASBLA is now accepting nominations for its numerous annual association awards. The deadline to submit nominations for the NASBLA National Awards is March 31, 2024.


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2023 NASBLA Annual Report

The 2023 NASBLA Annual Report covers a variety of accomplishments achieved by NASBLA and its members, stemming from NASBLA policy committees, grant projects, annual events, national awards and more.

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NASBLA Annual Report 2023

Boat Occupant Injury Surveillance Roundtable Report - TIER 2

The Recreational Boat Occupant Injury Surveillance Roundtable report summarizes discussions between experts in public health injury prevention and boating safety. The new report s intended to serve as a manual for state-level public health experts and boating law administrators (or their designee) to work in partnership to improve injury surveillance in their jurisdictions as part of Tier 3.


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Boater Education Replacement Card?

Need a replacement card? Contact your course provider or state boating safety office.

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Boating Safety

Boating Safety Dashboards provide ready access to U.S. Coast Guard and state-level recreational boating safety data for evidence-based program enhancements.


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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 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


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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Build community. Connect with your colleagues. Start a discussion. Browse a library. Find all this and more in NASBLA Connect.


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