Join us for the
55th NASBLA Annual Conference!
Bar Harbor, Maine | October 16-19

Register now for the 55th NASBLA annual conference in Bar Harbor, Maine!

Come join us and attend learning sessions that are packed with information that is both important and relevant for you and your recreational boating safety program.

Click here to learn more about this year's annual conference.

NASBLA announces revised Boating Education Standard

The National Boating Education Standards Panel is pleased to announce the availability of the revised standard: NASBLA-103-2015: Basic Boating Knowledge - Power. The standard, a revision of the 2012 standard now in use across the U.S., is available for free download.

The standard will be submitted to the American National Standards Institute for public review and comment in the near future. Pending the outcome of that review, the recommended implementation date for the revised standard is January 2015 for course development or revision.

Questions regarding the Education Standards Panel and NASBLA-103-2015: Basic Boating Knowledge – Power should be directed to Pamela Dillon, NASBLA Education Director, at

Coordinated Statement on Reauthorization of the
Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund

The Angling & Boating Alliance has reached consensus agreement on reauthorization priorities and statutory changes to ensure the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund's continued vitality and success as a “user pays, public benefits” program. 

Supplementary Notes

2014 ABA Proposed Allocations

Read the latest issue of Small Craft Advisory.

Access the 2014 SCA Editorial Calendar.


Accident Reporting Terms and Definitions lists are available for download. Be part of the action as finishing touches are put on the terms’ Reference and Resource Modules. Access the Beta version of the package to give feedback and help identify more photos and videos for the final product.

Subscribe to Currents to get the latest NASBLA updates, information on recreational boating safety and maritime law enforcement delivered to your inbox each week.

NASBLA's Digital Hub Visit NASBLA's Digital Hub for recordings of sessions from the 2014 Spring BLA Workshop and the 2013 NASBLA Annual Conference.
Click to visit NASBLA's Connected Community. Join the conversation! Engage at NASBLA Connect. Log in with your credentials or create a login.
Connect to NASBLA's Basecamp Connect to NASBLA's Basecamp, a web-based project management tool.
Participation in the National Boating Education Standards development process through the EZ-ESP website.
The third edition of the National Vessel Numbering and Titling Manual is available in the NASBLA Store. For more information, read our media release.

Join Our Community! Follow NASBLA on:

NASBLA's Facebook Page NASBLA's Flickr Account NASBLA on NASBLA on Twitter


Follow NASBLA on YouTube NASBLA on PinterestNASBLA on Vimeo

NASBLA Mission Partner

           NASBLA Mission Partner                                

NASBLA Strategic Partner

Privacy Policy


Web services provided by i4a