Partnerships with SOBA

by Paul Gregory, Ohio Div of Watercraft, Columbus, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: World Marina '91


During the past 25 years, the number of registered watercraft tripled to the current number of 17.8 million registered watercraft in the USA. To meet a growing demand for safe waterway access facilities, the States Organization for Boating Access (SOBA) was set6 up at a national boating conference in Detroit, Michigan in 1986. The article outlines SOBA's goals and activitiesIn the arena of recreational boating, SOBA is the major link in a nationwide network of government, industry and the public sharing a common interest in boating access.

Subject Headings: Water-based recreation | Safety | Waterways | Government | Industries | Inland waterways | Ports and harbors | Organizations | California | United States

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