Find out what we do
For more than 30 years we've been an important part of boating. Watch our new video to learn more about why we do what we do.
Choose your state
Take our free state boating course today.
Submit your design
Upload your design and be entered to win a $10,000 cash prize.
From novice to expert
As an introduction to sailing or a refresher, our online course is perfect for any sailing level.
A boater's guide to forecasting, winds and storms
What if you could anticipate changes in weather and understand what your observations really mean?
Weather for Boaters is your online course to do just that!
better, safer & cleaner?
Apply for a grassroots grant and you could make it happen.
The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water is an innovative leader promoting safe, clean and responsible boating. The Foundation provides educational outreach directly to boaters and supports partner organizations nationwide.
Did you know these programs are made possible in large part by small donations from boaters like you? Help us maintain the free boating safety course, safety equipment rental, clean boating education and life jacket loaner sites. Giving takes minutes but the benefits last a lifetime.