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

Learn more about 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.

View the complete conference program.

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NASBLA accredited as standards developer organization

NASBLA has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute as a standards developer organization effective September 19, 2014.

Accreditation opens the path for review of the newly revised boating education standard, NASBLA 103-2015: Basic Boating Knowledge — Power, as an American National Standard. It also provides additional tools and opportunities to elevate state programs, unify community boating program efforts, and strengthen the work of state, nonprofit, public and federal partners in targeted, meaningful and efficient ways. MORE

FEMA approves NASBLA Tactical Operators Course

The Tactical Operators Course developed under the NASBLA's Boat Operations and Training Program has been approved for inclusion in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Training and Education Division's State/Federally Sponsored Course Catalog. MORE


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.

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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.
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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.

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