Rental Company Resources

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.

Build a Boat

I Wanna Boat

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Outreaches

Boating safety app

File a float plan, report suspicious activity or pollution, and learn about safe boating on your mobile device.

Boating safety class finder

Locate a course near you.

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.

Flare disposal

Don’t throw them in the trash!

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

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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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