The responsibilities of a boat operator are many. Strive to know all the requirements expected of boaters, including what to do when you encounter commercial vessels, vessels engaged in fishing and diving and law enforcement personnel.
We know we need them on board, but how many do we need and how do they work?
A life jacket is the single most important piece of equipment on your boat and consider the size.
Almost half of all boating accidents involve alcohol. Leave alcohol consumption for when you are safely ashore.
Learn about the Navigation Rules for vessels establish actions for boaters to take to avoid a collision.
Supporting local communities around the nation to help promote safe and clean boating is a core part of our mission.
Every parent wants to make sure his or her child is as safe as possible, that goes double for parents who take their kids on the water.
A cleanup event is a great way to help show your commitment to the local community and reach out to new customers.
Over the past 25 years the Foundation has awarded over a million dollars to local community organizations.
PFD Wear Requirements for Children by State.
As boaters, we have a close connection to the health of our waterways. Clean water is an essential part of boating.
Proper fueling procedures are important to keeping oil and gas out of our waterways.
Regardless of your boat's size and systems, routine inspections and maintenance can alert you to potential problems.
To reduce your impact on the environment when possible.
For many, one of the greatest joys of boating is being able to immerse themselves in nature.