California Coastal Commission
The California Coastal Commission protects, conserves, restores, and enhances environmental and human-based resources of the California coast and ocean for environmentally sustainable and prudent use by current and future generations.
It does so through careful planning and regulation of environmentally-sustainable development, rigorous use of science, strong public participation, education, and effective intergovernmental coordination.
California Department of Boating and Waterways
California Association of Harbor Masters and Port Captains
The Association also formulates policies and plans to standardize and establish uniformity in operation and management of marinas and harbor facilities.
The group encourages the development of marinas and harbors along sound management, environmental and economic lines, and to assist wherever and whenever possible, any group or individual, whether private or governmental, in the development of new marinas and/or harbors.
Marine Recreation Association
The Boat Owners Association of The United States provides service, savings, and representation to millions of boat owners. the nation's largest organization of recreational boat owners, with over half a million dues-paying Members.
The Association provides a diverse offering of marine services for the recreational boater, including insuring over 8 billion dollars worth of boats, operating the largest on the water towing fleet -TowBoatUS, representing boater interests on Capitol Hill, providing financing for boat-buyers, creating quality boat graphics and lettering, publishing the most widely circulated boating publication - BoatUS Magazine, acting as a mediator through the California Consumer Protection Bureau and more.
The Discover Boating motto is that with a boat, you don't need a week - or even a weekend to escape every life. Just a few hours on the water makes a great getaway!