Rental Company Resources

All Safe Boating Campaign resources are available for free to support local boating safety outreach efforts.

The resources below are provided through the US Coast Guard at no cost to you!

Feel free to download and use both for rental boat livery training and general information purposes.

Featured Videos

PWC Safety 101

EXTREME TUBING 2020

Power Boat Safety 101

Houseboat Safety Training

Mobile App

The Rental Boat Safety Mobile App is now available, making our resources more accessible than ever.

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The Rental Boat Safety Mobile App is now available, making our resources more accessible than ever.

Download today!

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Resource Kit

We are advocates with you in safe boating.

Whether you are a rental livery or a fellow boater, this resource kit provides facts on safe boating, tips for first time renters, pre-crafted social media posts for sharing with your followers, and more!

Download today!

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PWC Safety 101

EXTREME TUBING 2020

Power Boat Safety 101

Houseboat Safety Training

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Outreaches

Federal safety equipment requirements for vessels

Don’t get caught without the right gear. These are Federal minimum requirements – state and local laws and common sense may dictate carrying additional equipment.

Float plan

Let someone trustworthy know where you’re going and when you’ll be back.

Oil discharge placards

These are required on vessels over 26 feet.

VHF radios

Learn how to use the radio the right way.

VHF DSC radios

What are these, and do you need one?

Recreational boating accident form

Nobody wants to fill one out, but everyone should be familiar with it.

NASBLA

This site has earned the Official NASBLA Seal of Safe Boating Practices and is recognized by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators to benefit boating safety – 2010. It is not, however, an Official NASBLA-approved boating safety course.

Boat Type Checklists

Tiller Steered

Click here to download a checklist for Tiller Steered Fishing Boats.

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Wheel Steered

Click here to download a checklist for Wheel Steered Fishing Boats.

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Ski / Runabout

Click here to download a checklist for Ski & Runabout Boats

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Pontoon Boat

Click here to download a checklist for Pontoon Boats

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House Boat

Click here to download a checklist for House Boats

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Canoe / Kayak

Click here to download a checklist for Canoes & Kayaks

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Personal Watercraft

Click here to download a checklist for Personal Watercraft

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B.R.E.A.K. Flipchart

Click here to download a safety flip chart training resource

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