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  • The Water Sports Foundation reports a major surge in boater education enrollment across the nation, marked by new online delivery trends. The industry saw record-setting growth in recreational boating activity and a 35% increase in first-time boat ownership in 2020.

    Water Sports Foundation Reports Pandemic Spike in Online Boater Education

    The Water Sports Foundation reports a major surge in boater education enrollment across the nation, marked by new online delivery trends. The industry saw record-setting growth in recreational boating activity and a 35% increase in first-time boat ownership in 2020.

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  • In 2003, the Water Sports Industry Association (WSIA) founded the Water Sports Foundation (WSF) as the non-profit educational arm of the WSIA. WSF was specifically designed to be the WSIA’s boating safety and education division. WSF has been active in securing non-profit federal grant funds from the U.S. Coast Guard, specifically in the area of public outreach for boating safety according the Coast Guard’s strategic plan.

    Creation of the Water Sports Foundation

    In 2003, the Water Sports Industry Association (WSIA) founded the Water Sports Foundation (WSF) as the non-profit educational arm of the WSIA. WSF was specifically designed to be the WSIA’s boating safety and education division. WSF has been active in securing non-profit federal grant funds from the U.S. Coast Guard, specifically in the area of public outreach for boating safety according the Coast Guard’s strategic plan.

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