The Alliance for Safe Navigation consists of industry leaders that all share a commitment to boating safety. The goal of the alliance is to raise the boating community's understanding of and appreciation for up-to-date navigational information. The alliance encourages mariners to recognize the large number of changes made to their charts and to keep their electronic and paper charts accurate, which is inexpensive and easy to do.
With over half a million members, Boat Owners Association of The United States has provided savings, service and representation to the boating community since 1966. Today, BoatU.S. is the nation’s most powerful advocate for advancing the interests of boaters. To learn more, visit www.boatus.com.
Jeppesen provides cutting-edge navigation data and services to help boaters safely enjoy their time on the water. Our C-MAP vector-based charts offer the best in navigational detail and are compatible with many brands of chart plotters. For additional information, visit www.jeppesen.com/lightmarine.
NOAA understands and predicts changes in the Earth's environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and conserves and manages our coastal and marine resources. To learn more, visit www.noaa.gov.
OceanGrafix is the first company to offer print-on-demand nautical charts for recreational and commercial boaters. Working in partnership with NOAA, the company ensures the most accurate information available is reflected on its charts. Learn more at www.oceangrafix.com.
Navionics has the world's largest database of marine and lake charts, covering the salt waters of the entire planet as well as tens of thousands of lakes and rivers. Many of these charts have been developed by way of Navionics' proprietary surveys done both in the field and with remote sensing such as satellite imagery and airborne laser scanners. Learn more at www.navionics.com.
Established in 2008, the Sea Tow Boating Safety and Education Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that utilizes Sea Tow’s professional resources to provide the boating public with unique, high-quality boating safety and educational programs. It is through these programs that the Foundation aims to reduce the number of preventable recreational boating accidents and fatalities that occur each year.
To learn more, visit www.seatow.com/boating_safety.
The primary mission of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is recreational boater safety. As directed by the United States Coast Guard, the Auxiliary contributes to the safety and security of citizens, ports, waterways and coastal regions. For more information, visit www.cgaux.org.
Organized in 1914, the USPS is a non profit, educational organization dedicated to making boating safer and more enjoyable by teaching classes in seamanship, navigation and related subjects. USPS has 45,000 members organized into 450 squadrons across the country. Learn more at www.usps.org.