Category: Teach & Take Program

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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2016 Teach and Take a Kid Program Launch Preparation

If you would like to be a part of a great program this season, consider volunteering with the Foundation for Safe Boating Teach and Take a Kid program.  Your time is needed to prepare the sailing vessel for her role as the platform for this year’s sailing experience. In 2015, the TTK Program participants experienced…
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Celebrating 30 Years of Boating Safety and Marine Information

Since 1984, The Foundation has been carrying out the 100% volunteer-run mission of providing for the Fishing and Recreational Boating community. Thank you for being with us in our 30th year of service. FSB Program Director RJ Coté