The Oregon State Marine Board (OSMB) is implementing projects to achieve the goals identified in the agency 2011-2016 Strategic Plan. One project is to review our Vision and whether the Mission statement reflects that vision. Your response to this survey will help determine if the current Vision & Mission Statement is still relevant or if it needs to change.
Our Current Mission:
The Marine Board is the state’s boating agency, dedicated to safety, education, and access in an enhanced environment.
Overview of the Oregon State Marine Board:
The Oregon State Marine Board is fully funded through user fees, federal grants and fuel tax dollars. The Marine Board does not receive state or federal general fund (tax) dollars. The Marine Board is a unique agency and the only one of its kind in the country.
The Oregon State Marine Board is responsible for the following:
• Titles and registers over 170,000 watercraft.
• Titles and issues identifying plates for approximately 3,400 floating properties.
• Registers approximately 1,000 Outfitters/Guides and Licenses over 275 Ocean Charter Vessels.
• Establishes statewide boating regulations and contracts with Marine Patrol Services, with 31 county sheriffs and the Oregon State Police to enforce marine laws.
• Provides technical training to marine patrol officers and supplies their equipment.
• Administers the Mandatory Boater Education Program.
• Provide resources to prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species and administers the Prevention Permits Program.
• Administers a voluntary Clean Marina Certification Program and Clean Boater Program.
The Marine Board also:
• Provides grants and engineering services to local governments (cities, counties, park districts and port districts) to develop and maintain accessible boating facilities and protect water quality.
• Provides safety and access information online.
|Number of Days|
|Kite board/Wind Surf|
|Registered Drift Boat|
|Non-Registered Drift Boat|
|Sail Boat (less than 12ft)|
|Sail Boat (more than 12ft)|
|Stand up paddle board|
|PWC (Personal Water Craft)|