The objectives and purposes of this Association shall be:

1.To provide service to the boating public.

2.To develop a spirit of cooperation among those who have dedicated themselves to boating safety.

3.To encourage, endorse, and propose legislation which the membership considers important to the    advancement of boating safety.

4.To inform the members through periodical bulletins or newsletters.

5.To encourage standardization and uniformity in the operation and management of boating safety    education and enforcement.

6.To provide representation for the membership in matters related to boating safety and enforcement.

7.To promote those activities designed to result in the availability of additional academic and/or    vocational training for the benefit of the members.

8.To provide for the social and recreational needs of the membership and to build and maintain group    harmony and strength.