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National Boating Education Standards Panel

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Open Standards
NASBLA 100.1-201X
Supplement - Basic Boating Knowledge - Trailering
Basic Boating Knowledge - Human-Propelled Boats
NASBLA 102-201X
Basic Boating Knowledge - Sailing
NASBLA 103.1-201X
Supplement - Basic Boating Knowledge - Water-jet Propelled
NASBLA 103-2016
Basic Boating Knowledge - Power
Panel News
Basic Boating Knowledge - Sailing recognized as an American National Standard
Mar 28, 2017
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has recognized Basic Boating Knowledge - Sailing as an American National Standard. A copy of the standard is posted in the zip-file feature of the EZ-ESP website and available online (free download) at http://nasbla.membershipsoftware.org/files/Education/ANSI-NASBLA-102-2017-Basic-Boating-Knowledge-Sailing.pdf.
Human-Propelled Draft Standard Closed for Public Review
Feb 03, 2017
The draft standard entitled 'BSR/NASBLA 101-201X: Supplement - Basic Boating Knowledge - Human-Propelled' is CLOSED for public review. Comments were solicited regarding changes made since the last draft as indicated in tracked changes in the posted document. These changes are the result of previous public comments as accepted/authorized by the National Boating Education Standards Panel. The comment period closed March 20, 2017.

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Water-Jet Propelled Supplement to Basic Boating Knowledge Power Standard Closed for Public Review
Jan 24, 2017
The draft standard supplement entitled 'BSR/NASBLA 103.1-201X: Supplement - Basic Boating Knowledge - Water-Jet Propelled Boats' is closed for public review. Due to extensive re-structuring of the previously posted version of this supplement, the entire draft document was available for public comment as authorized by the National Boating Education Standards Panel through March 12, 2017. Public comments were be considered during the Panel meeting in St. Petersburg, FL on April 20-21, 2017.

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Draft Sailing Standard CLOSED for Public Review
Dec 02, 2016
The draft standard entitled 'BSR/NASBLA 102-201X: Basic Boating Knowledge - Sailing' closed for public review and consensus ballot on1/16/17. The review period consider public comment to revisions authorized by the Education Standards Panel based from a previously posted draft.
Public Comment Period is CLOSED
Nov 08, 2016
There are currently no open comment periods for draft National Boating Education Standards. Thank you for your interest in commenting. Watch this site and NASBLA Weekly for future announcements.

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