The mission of the NSBC is to reduce accidents and enhance the boating experience. The NSBC is the foremost coalition for the advancement and promotion of safer boating through education. The National Safe Boating Council accomplishes this mission by:
Conducting a series of on-going National Campaigns to promote Safe Boating.
Providing opportunities to work directly with national and international leaders in boating education.
Improving the professional development of boating safety educators.
Distributing safe boating information.
Developing and recognizing outstanding boating safety programs.
Supporting research initiatives that strengthen boating education and safety awareness.
The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase participation in recreational angling and boating and thereby increase public awareness and appreciation of the need for protecting, conserving and restoring this nation's aquatic natural resources.
The 100th Meridian Initiative is a cooperative effort between state, provincial, and federal agencies to prevent the westward spread of zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species in North America.
A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting recreational water safety in the United States, the National Water Safety Congress was organized in 1951 in response to a growing number of recreation related drownings. The Congress promotes two basic approaches to reduce water recreation fatalities, injuries, and property damage --- education and enforcement.
It's no secret that families that discover boating are healthier, happier and according to some studies, a little friskier. Here, you'll find information and links about family fun activities on the water, planning day trips, and boating with kids. There is even a little something here about bringing Fido onboard. Have fun. That's what boating is all about.