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Standards

Closed Standards
NASBLA 100.1-201X
Supplement - Basic Boating Knowledge - Trailering
NASBLA 100-20XX
Basic Boating Knowledge - Core
NASBLA 101-20XX
Basic Boating Knowledge - Plus Human-Propelled
NASBLA 102-20XX
Basic Boating Knowledge - Plus Sailing
NASBLA 103.1-20XX
Supplement - Basic Boating Knowledge - Plus Water-jet Propelled
NASBLA 103-20XX
Basic Boating Knowledge - Plus Power
Open Standards
Investigation 500:
Investigative Training for Boating Incidents
Panel News
Investigative Standard - Third Public Comment Period & Consensus Balloting
Jan 08, 2024
This draft standard was originally produced by the Boating Incident Investigation Standard Workgroup under funding from a U.S. Coast Guard National Nonprofit grant. This is the third public review period under the process to be recognized as an American National Standard.

Comments will only be considered as they pertain to the items that have been substantively changed based on the comments submitted in the previous call. These changes are reflected in the standard document labeled as 'TRACKED.'

This 45-day public review period will close February 23, 2024.

Investigative Training for Boating Incidents standard is for use in curriculum development and training of recreational boating incident investigators in the U.S. States, Territories, and District of Columbia. These Standards provide commonality for recreational boat incident investigations, general vessel terminology, navigation rules and regulations, environmental distractions, witness interviews, collision dynamics, evidence collection and preservation, diagramming, and report writing, including adherence to definitions and detail in the incident narrative with particular focus on human factor causal elements. Standards are developed with intention to be recognized as the industry standard.

Contact Matt Majors (matt.majors@nasbla.org or Kaci Christopher (kaci.christopher@nasbla.org) if you have questions or would like additional information.
Investigative Standard - Second Public Comment Period & Consensus Balloting
Aug 23, 2023
This draft standard was originally produced by the Boating Incident Investigation Standard Workgroup under funding from a U.S. Coast Guard National Nonprofit grant. This is the second public review period under the process to be recognized as an American National Standard.

Comments will only be considered as they pertain to the items that have been substantively changed based on the comments submitted in the previous call. These changes are reflected in the standard document labeled as 'TrackedChanges.'

This 45-day public review period will close October 2, 2023.

Investigative Training for Boating Incidents standard is for use in curriculum development and training of recreational boating incident investigators in the U.S. States, Territories, and District of Columbia. These Standards provide commonality for recreational boat incident investigations, general vessel terminology, navigation rules and regulations, environmental distractions, witness interviews, collision dynamics, evidence collection and preservation, diagramming, and report writing, including adherence to definitions and detail in the incident narrative with particular focus on human factor causal elements. Standards are developed with intention to be recognized as the industry standard.

Contact Matt Majors (matt.majors@nasbla.org or Kaci Christopher (kaci.christopher@nasbla.org) if you have questions or would like additional information.
Basic Boating Education CORE Standard - Public Review Period
Oct 12, 2021
A sixth Public Review period runs October 15, 2021, through November 29, 2021, for the following draft standard:

- NASBLA 100-20XX: Basic Boating Knowledge - Core

Comments on the Public Review Draft must relate to the specific items changed from the previous public review posting as illustrated in the "Track Change" documents. Please submit comments using the "Add a Comment" link in the box below the draft standard on the "My Panels" page. Additional instructions will be found on the "Add a Comment" form.

Contact esp@nasbla.org if you have questions or need additional information.

Pamela Dillon,
NASBLA Standards Director
pam@nasbla.org
Basic Boating Education Standards - Public Review Period Opens
Aug 13, 2021
A fifth Public Review period runs August 13, 2021, through September 12, 2021, for the following draft standards:

- NASBLA 100-20XX: Basic Boating Knowledge - Core
- NASBLA 101-20XX: Basic Boating Knowledge - Plus Human-Propelled

Comments on the Public Review Draft must relate to the specific items changed from the previous public review posting as illustrated in the "Track Change" documents. Please submit comments using the "Add a Comment" link in the box below the draft standard on the "My Panels" page. Additional instructions will be found on the "Add a Comment" form.

Contact esp@nasbla.org if you have questions or need additional information.

Pamela Dillon,
NASBLA Standards Director
pam@nasbla.org
Basic Boating Education Standards - Public Review Period Opens
May 04, 2021
A fourth Public Review period runs May 7, 2021, through June 21, 2021, for the following draft standards:

- NASBLA 100-20XX: Basic Boating Knowledge - Core,
- NASBLA 101-20XX: Basic Boating Knowledge - Plus Human-Propelled,
- NASBLA 102-20XX: Basic Boating Knowledge - Plus Sailing,
- NASBLA 103-20XX: Basic Boating Knowledge - Plus Power, and
- NASBLA 103.1-20XX: Supplement: Basic Boating Knowledge - Plus Water-Jet Propelled.

Comments on the Public Review Draft must relate to the specific items changed from the previous public review posting as illustrated in the "Track Change" documents. Please submit comments using the "Add a Comment" link in the box below the draft standard on the "My Panels" page. Additional instructions will be found on the "Add a Comment" form.

Contact esp@nasbla.org if you have questions or need additional information.

Pamela Dillon,
NASBLA Standards Director
pam@nasbla.org
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