Boat U.S. Foundation
This is the Foundation for Boating Safety & Clean Water. Take an online boating safety course or order free boating safety brochures for adults and kids. Read results of tests on safety equipment to help you properly equip your boat. Recent "Foundation Findings" have focused on fire extinguishers, life jackets, personal watercraft, anchors, and visual distress signals.
Boating Safety Sidekicks
A fun site that teaches kids all about boating safety. Brought to you by the National Safe Boating Council.
Canadian Coast Guard
"The CCG will ensure the safe and environmentally responsible use of Canada's waters, support understanding and management of oceans resources, facilitate the use of our waters for shipping, recreation and fishing, and provide marine expertise in support of Canada's domestic and international interests."
National Safe Boating Council
The National Safe Boating Council is the foremost coalition for the advancement and promotion of safer boating through education. (American and Canadian)
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary - Vessel Safety Check
The U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary offers free safety checks to boaters who wish to be sure that their boats meet all federal and state requirements. Read a comprehensive explanation of each item included in a Vessel Safety Check and determine whether your boat would meet the criteria.
U.S. Coast Guard - Office of Boating Safety
Boat Responsibly - Learn how to keep your boating experiences safe by reading various publications, regulations, safety equipment lists etc.
U.S. Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast Guard "web site reflects a commitment to provide our global partners and American citizens with easy and timely access to accurate and essential maritime information and services."