United Safe Boating Institute Inc.

United Safe Boating Institute Inc.



USBI Schooner Award

United Safe Boating Institute

Incorporated on November 19, 1986, The United Safe Boating Institute provides a means of organizations involved in safe boating education and programs to exchange ideas with others involved in similar activities. Its members become informed on research and educational information critical to their organization's development. As such, the USBI is a professional organization comprised of not-for-profit organizations recognized for their quality efforts in boating safety research and safety expertise and development potential. The American Red Cross, The American Canoe Association, Coast Guard Auxiliary Association, Inc., United States Power Squadrons, United States Sailing Association, as well as the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons have shown their commitment to the goals of USBI by becoming Charter members. 

The USBI Schooner Award (formerly known as the Silver Schooner Award) is used to recognize an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, support, and initiative over many years in the field of recreational boating safety.  The Award is a beautiful trophy featuring a schooner vessel and engraved with an appropriate salute to the awardee.

With this award, USBI recognizes individuals and their contributions to recreational boating safety.  It highlights those accomplishments, and thanks them for their service.  It also underlines the mission of USBI and its parent organizations, to make boating more enjoyable on North American waters.

USBI Schooner Award & Criteria
2014 USBI Schooner Award Winner

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