365 Safe Boating Beacon Award

Help us shine a light on those who work tirelessly to build your safe boating community.

Help us shine a light on volunteers who are dedicated to delivering safe boating education in your community! 


Safe Boating Beacon Award icon

Nominate safe boating advocates to win the 365 Safe Boating Beacon Award

Nominations due by April 30, 2024!



America’s Boating Club has been dedicated to boating safety for more than 100 years, bringing education and safety programs to recreational boaters across the nation. Together, with the Boat Live 365 campaign, we are celebrating safe boating advocates with the 365 safe boating beacon award. Help us shine a light on those who work tirelessly to build your safe boating community. Nominate your safe boating advocates today!

Award Purpose
This award acknowledges the efforts of volunteer leaders dedicated to enabling recreational boating safety education in their community, all year long.

Nomination Criteria
Recipient(s) who have earned the admiration and respect of their peers will be recognized for advocating recreational boating safety through education in their community.

Who has made a lasting impact on you or your community through safe boating education? Who do you know that is dedicated to maintaining a fun and safe environment on the water? If this sounds like you, you can nominate yourself as well!

Nomination Process

  • Nominations must be received by April 30, 2024, to be considered
  • Nominators should use this form to submit nominees
  • Winner(s) will be announced the week of May 18th!

Download and share this one-pager with your boating community!

To truly spread the Boat Live 365 message, please make a concerted effort to discuss and promote all of the “Serious Fun Topics” together, all year long.

Reference to any specific commercial product, process, or service, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U.S. Coast Guard.