Category: Marine and Fish Information

The Foundation for Safe Boating and Marine Information, Inc.

KNOW YOUR SAILBOATS

There are many different types of boats for sailing, differentiated by three distinctive characteristics: Hull Type (monohull, catamaran or trimaran) Keel Type (fin keel, wing keel, bilge keel, daggerboard, or centerboard) Mast Configuration and Sails (sloop, fractional rig sloop, ketch, schooner, yawl, cutter, cat) Sailboats are powered by sails using the force of the wind.…
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Boats and Safety

Welcome to┬áThe Foundation for Safe Boating and Marine Information, established in 1984, is a 100% volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to a clean, safe, healthy marine environment for the benefit of the recreational boating and fishing community and provides free educational programs and boat sales. Our purpose is to: Consistently institute new programs Seed new…
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