The Canadian Safe Boating Council are soliciting nominations for their annual awards listed below.

We encourage you to submit your nominations directly to using the OFFICIAL NOMINATION FORM. Nominations close on October 28th, 2019.

We depend on you to draw attention to the boating heroes across Canada that warrant special recognition in the fields of recreational boating safety and environmental stewardship.  Fill in the nomination form below, providing details and supporting documentation (Example: newspaper clippings, photos, web site, etc.)   Nominations submitted without appropriate details cannot be accepted.  Ensure the nominee is informed about the nomination before submitting. With your help, we will acknowledge the heroes that work tirelessly to improve and innovate in the boating safety community / lead the way in environmental stewardship.

The CASBAs will be presented on Sunday 19 January 2020 at the National Yacht Club in Toronto, Ontario.


  1. Stearns Rescue of the Year
  2. Top Volunteer Dedicated to Boating Safety
  3. Safeguarding the Environment
  4. Marine Professional of the Year
  5. Visible PFD / Lifejacket Wear in Advertising
  6. Marine Industry Award
  7. Best Boating Safety Initiative
  8. Best Media Contribution to Boating Safety
  9. Special Recognition Award