Organizations such as the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary are important resources for boaters on San Francisco Bay.
- U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
A volunteer organization that works with the Coast Guard. They will inspect your boat for free and issue a Vessel Safety Check certificate (if you pass!), and they offer a variety of inexpensive boating classes.
- Vessel Safety Check
To get a free Vessel Safety Check, first visit this site to see what you need in order to pass. Then follow the links on the site to find an examiner to come examine your boat.