MN Governor signs new boater safety legislation into law

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed the Environment Budget bill (MN H.F. 2310) into law on May 24. The legislation contains a boater safety education provision that promotes responsible and safe boating practices. The bill reinforces the state’s commitment to promote safe and responsible boating practices and has long been supported by the recreational boating and […]

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California offers Spanish boating courses

California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) announced today the availability of a boating safety course in Spanish. Like its English counterpart, the Curso de California para Navegación home study eBook is free and helps Californians be compliant with the mandatory boating education law that requires power boat operators to carry a California Boating Card […]

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Eight Steps to Owning Your First Boat

Taking the plunge and purchasing a boat for the first time can be an exciting and rewarding experience, and there’s no better time to do this than in the heart of boat show season. However, it’s essential to take the time to research and choose the right boat for your lifestyle needs and budget. Below […]

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NMMA meets with marine stakeholders at NASBLA Conference

NMMA attended the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) Annual Conference, the group’s yearly learning conference, business meeting, and workshop for those in the boating industry, in Manchester, New Hampshire from from September 27 – 30, 2022. The conference hosted more than 200 attendees from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, […]

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