Vessel Safety Checks

The Vessel Safety Check is a complimentary and confidential check of your boat conducted by certified members of America's Boating Club Houston, confirming that it meets both federal and state requirements for safety.

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Cooperative Charting

America's Boating Club Houston helps provide corrections to nautical charts, small craft charts, and Coast Pilot publications in close coordination with the Marine Chart Division, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Geodetic Mark Program

America's Boating Club Houston coordinates efforts with NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) by reporting status on geodetic markers in the Houston area.

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Maritime Mobile Service Identity

Marine radios featuring Digital Selective Calling (DSC) can be used for automated distress hailing when programmed with a unique code called a Maritime Mobile Service Identity, or MMSI.

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Community Service

Members of America’s Boating Club Houston support a multitude of charities and charitable organizations in the marine and maritime world. The Houston Squadron believes that the voluntary giving of help to support all things in the maritime world is worthwhile. Our lakes, rivers, seashores and tidal basins are home to our recreation. We aim to support those who make life better in the world aquatic.