Tag Archives: National Association of State Boating Law Administrators

NASBLA BOAT Program marks 10 years of preparing first responders

Boating first responders training

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators’ (NASBLA) Boat Operations and Training (BOAT) Program is marking its 10 year anniversary, after recognizing the need to develop a national training standard amongst all local, state and tribal law enforcement and emergency first responders. Since its inception, the BOAT Program has grown immensely. Initially, there were only 15 instructors working to ...

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ABYC, NASBLA collaborate with groundbreaking education opportunity

The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) have partnered to allow ABYC members to attend classes in NASBLA’s Boat Operations and Training (BOAT) Program, previously only available to maritime law enforcement officials and related personnel. In the two weeks since the partnership was announced exclusively to ABYC members, the “Boating ...

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Operation Dry Water taking place nationwide June 26-28

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thousands of law enforcement officers across the United States will be on heightened alert for those violating boating under the influence laws during the annual Operation Dry Water weekend on June 26-28. Operation Dry Water is a nationally coordinated heightened awareness and enforcement campaign, focused on deterring boaters from boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol. ...

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