Vessel Safety Checks by US Coast Guard Auxiliary


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


NE Rogers Landing Roadnewberg, OR 97132

Public boating events include recognizable figures including Smokey the Bear


Enjoy helping others? Like being outdoors? We will train you as a US Coast Guard Auxiliary volunteer. Our volunteers assist in many missions, one of which is to provide a free Vessel Safety Check for the boating public at their boat. Vessels passing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard / Auxiliary Decal that informs:

  • Coast Guard / Auxiliary
  • Harbor Patrol
  • Sheriff's & Police
  • other boating law-enforcement & safety agency's

that their boat was in full compliance with all Federal and State boating laws during a safety check for that year. Best of all every Vessel Safety Check is 100% Free of charge!

Why Receive a Vessel Safety Check?

Safety! The peace of mind that your boat meets federal safety standards and that in an emergency you will have the necessary equipment to save lives and summon help.

In many cases boating insurance agencies offer discounts for vessels which undergo a Vessel Safety Check every year. All decals and safety checks are void December 31st of year they are inspected, they are also void should the operator /owner fail to maintain the vessels equipment or the vessel itself to the standard at the time of the safety check.


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Cooking / Catering
  • Disaster Response
  • Search & Rescue
  • Management
  • Security / Network Administration

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • as few or as many hours as you wish
  • We help you get your Boating Safety card for the state of Oregon

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