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Education Standards Panel Appointees Announced

The NASBLA Executive Board announces the following appointees to the National Boating Education Standards Panel for 2014-2016 terms:

• Chris Edmonston, Boat US Foundation, Alexandria, VA, representing the Non-government Organization/ Nonprofit... read more

Applications Accepted for Education Standards Panel

In its continuing efforts to achieve national agreement and consistency in boating education program content and course delivery for the nation’s boaters, NASBLA established the National Boating Education Standards Panel. The 15-member Panel, designed... read more

ESP Appointments Announced

The NASBLA Executive Board announces the following appointees for the 2013-2015 terms:

• Joseph Connolly II, Danvers, MA, representing the Public interest category. This is Mr. Connolly’s second term.
• Joe Gatfield, Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons,... read more


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  • Deb Gona

    RE: RMS Seeking Input on State Accident Reporting...

    Posted in: Education & Awareness

    Hi Risa: Quick introduction before I tell you what I'm going to do with your post to try to get you some feedback! I serve as staff to NASBLA's Engineering, Reporting & Analysis Committee (ERAC)....


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  • Kelli Toth

    What is your boating safety messaging?

    BEAP - Boating Education Advisory Panel (For state employed Boating Education Coordinators)

    Today is the first day of the rest of your life, and career. What is your current boating safety messaging? I believe...

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    Boating Accident News 2/26/2014

    2-18-2014 - Talladega County, AL Speed may have been factor in Coosa River boat accident Read full story...

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Below the Waterline: Bass Pro Shops adds to boating 'footprint'

Big news for the boating industry this past week when Bass Pro Shops purchased Ranger, Triton and Stratos Boats from Platinum Equities. Word on the street is Ranger will still be autonomous and run as a separate company with its existing management, but digging deeper it allows BPS to have an even larger footprint in the boating industry.

Strong wind, rough seas warning

Avoid all boating, fishing, recreational activities and marine sports in coastal areas, warns Meteorological Services Department.

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