SBSA provides a forum for scientific boating operations to share information that increases safety for students and researchers.
SBSA members participate with development with the latest standard of practices for training, equipment and scientific boating procedures.
SBSA provides annual training awards to assist students obtaining boating safety training.
Most importantly, your membership to the Scientific Boating Safety Association helps ensure scientific boating occurs in a safe and effective manner. Your membership will also enable SBSA to have a stronger voice when representing scientific boating in discussions with federal, state and local agencies.
With an Organizational membership base encompassing the entire United States, the SBSA is the largest, most influential scientific non-profit boating organization in the world. SBSA has achieved it’s prominent position through effective advocacy enlightened leadership, technical competence and hard work.
Scientific boaters and educators not affiliated with an Organizational Member as well as those with research boating experience can have a say in national scientific boating policy. Membership is $25/year. Individual Members do have a vote in SBSA policy and BoD elections.