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National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA)

Welcome to EZ-ESP, the National Boating Education Standards project site!

ESP News
PUBLIC REVIEW Period Opens for NASBLA-101-20XX BASIC BOATING KNOWLEDGE - HUMAN-PROPELLED, PADDLESPORTS, Etc.
Aug 19, 2014
The REVISED DRAFT of the standard, labeled NASBLA-101-20XX BASIC BOATING KNOWLEDGE - HUMAN PROPELLED, PADDLESPORTS, ETC., is open for public review beginning August 20 through October 4, 2014. Public comments should relate to specific revisions under consideration. Comments are invited from any party materially affected by the Standard. The REVISED DRAFT Standard and a document illustrating TRACKED REVISIONS to the Standard resulting from Panel disposition of comments submitted during the Call for Proposed Revisions Period are posted at links on the MY PANELS page.

Questions, including queries regarding the EZ-ESP website and login credentials, may be emailed to the Panel at esp@nasbla.org.
NASBLA-103-2015: Basic Boating Knowledge - Power
Jul 23, 2014
The National Boating Education Standards Panel is pleased to announce the availability of the revised standard: NASBLA-103-2015: Basic Boating Knowledge - Power. The standard, a revision of the 2012 standard now in use across the U.S., is posted for download on the EZ-ESP website. The standard will be submitted to the American National Standards Institute for public review and comment in the near future. Pending the outcome of that review, the recommended implementation date for the revised standard is January 2015 for course development or revision.

Additional information regarding the standard will be posted soon on www.nasbla.org and other websites. Questions should be directed to ESP staff at esp@nasbla.org.
May and June 2014 ESP Meeting Minutes
Jul 23, 2014
The approved minutes of the National Boating Education Standards Panel from its May 13 and June 16, 2014 teleconference meetings are now available in the zip file on EZ-ESP. These minutes include PANEL DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC REVIEW COMMENTS for P-1-20XX Basic Boating Knowledge (now re-titled "NASBLA-103-2015 Basic Boating Knowledge - Power") and H-1-20XX Basic Human-Propelled Boating Knowledge (now re-titled "NASBLA-101-20XX Basic Boating Knowledge - Human-Propelled, Paddlesports, Etc.").

All contact regarding standards activity, interpretations, appeals process, or meeting attendance should be directed to NASBLA ESP staff at esp@nasbla.org.
April 11-12 ESP Meeting Minutes Available
May 16, 2014
The approved minutes of the National Boating Education Standards Panel from its April 11-12, 2014 meeting in Nashville, TN are now available in the zip file on EZ-ESP. These minutes, approved by the full Panel on May 13, 2014, include Appendices A-E which cover PANEL DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC REVIEW COMMENTS addressed during this meeting.

All contact regarding standards activity, interpretations, appeals process, or meeting attendance should be directed to NASBLA ESP staff at esp@nasbla.org.
March 11, 2014 ESP Meeting Minutes Available
Apr 23, 2014
The approved minutes of the National Boating Education Standards Panel from its March 11, 2014 teleconference meeting are now available in the zip file on EZ-ESP. These minutes, approved by the full Panel on April 11, 2014, include Appendix A which covers Action Items. PLEASE NOTE: NO PANEL DISPOSITION OF COMMENTS were addressed during this meeting.

All contact regarding standards activity, interpretations, appeals process, or meeting attendance should be directed to NASBLA ESP staff at esp@nasbla.org.

The goal of this site is to make participation in the national boating education standards writing process as quick and painless as possible. This site will give you the ability to choose areas of interest and effortlessly become aware of what is happening in your chosen sectors.

Users must register to use this feature. The menu bar to the left contains a "Register" link. Click and follow the instructions. If you are previously registered through the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) website, use your current NASBLA login and password after you have clicked "Login" to the left.

This site is sponsored by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators with funding provided in part from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund administered by the United States Coast Guard.

We welcome questions and comments. Please e-mail the link below with suggestions.

We appreciate your help in improving our national boating education standards!

Questions? Contact esp@nasbla.org for help and information about this site.


We wish to thank the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) for permission to adapt its Project Technical Committee website (EZ-PTC) into this fully independent web tool for development and revision of the National Boating Education Standards.

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