2015 NSBC Grant Projects

Saved by the Beacon National Campaign - The Saved by the Beacon campaign is designed to modify the behavior of recreational boaters to ensure they understand the importance of 406 MHz beacons and how to use them correctly in the case of a boating emergency.


Instructor Boat Control Instruction for Power Boats - This program will train instructors, and they, in turn will train recreational boaters in the national on-the water "Boat Control" curriculum for power boats. Increasing the number of trained power boat operators will ultimately reduce boating accidents and fatalities. 


International Boating & Water Safety Summit (IBWSS- Involved in boating and water safety? Join co-hosts National Safe Boating Council, National Water Safety Congress, and NASBLA from March 6 - 9, 2016 in San Diego, California for the premier event for training, awareness, meeting and networking.


North American Safe Boating Campaign (Wear It!) - The Wear It! campaign educates the boating community about life jacket wear and the options that are available when it comes to comfortable and lightweight life jackets.

Previous Grant Projects 

"Almost a Perfect Day - Environmental Stressors" - How will they affect your day on the water?

 Boat On Course - Looking to advance your awareness of basic navigation rules? We have introduced major updates and additions to our popular Basic Navigation Rules Awareness website, Boat On Course. The website introduces recreational boaters to basic navigation rules, while getting them excited about learning more about boating safety and creating a greater awareness for the need to take a boating safety course.