Vessel Safety Checks are recorded on ANSC
7038 and submitted to the FSO-IS for entering into AUXDATA.
Weekly AUXINFO is refreshed from AUXDATA. To view a
member's records, click on the link below, then click on the
division, and then the flotilla:
Below are two public web addresses for our District public education class
and Vessel Safety Check sites. When you place a "For more information" decal
(like an AVERY 5160) on your literature, please consider adding both of these
addresses to your decal. This will help the boater with important class
descriptions, information on other local flotilla classes, and of course Vessel
Safety Check information and contact help.
- Compete 5 VSCs under
the supervision of a qualified examiner
to report qualification to FC for forwarding to
VE two day
classes including exam, are available during the Past
Captains Fair, Coast Guard Island, in February and
August as listed on the
Within 5 years, a
re-qualifying examiner needs to perform 2 VSC's with a
qualified examiner who receives the credit. A separate
7038 is to be completed and the MT-2 form is then signed
by the examiner, the FC, and then faxed or mailed to the
In addition, 5 VSC's MUST be performed prior to the end of the calendar year.
After 5 years, retake
the test and perform 5 VSC's with a qualified examiner.
Certificate of Recognition at STAR level from the
National Commodore, usually about mid-year after achievement
National ribbon and miniature medal or
Bronze star for repeat performance through the DIRAUX office
District recognition will be
240 or more
National RBS Device within
2 consecutive years OR achieve combination 240 hours with any
of the following: Vessel Safety Check, Public Affairs, Public
Education, Legislative Outreach, State RBS Outreach
These required materials may be owned by the
individual examiner or supplied by the Flotilla. If supplied by the
Flotilla, the FSO-VE and FSO-MA should be responsible for maintaining and providing
For the 2015 composite list of stock items available at the Auxiliary National Supply Center (ANSC)
Purchased by individual members or the flotilla.
4’x 8”VSC Banner $50.00
18”x 48”VSC Banner $27.50
30” MAGNETIC VSC sign $22.86
ACCESSORIES The following are NON
uniform components that may be worn in place of the uniform
shirt or ball cap.
blue VE golf shirt $33.25 until XXL-$35.50
Tilley Sun Hat $42.00
HANDOUTS Flotilla or Examiner ownedMaterials each Vessel Examiner should have in their
personal stock are available from ANSC at NO CHARGE to the
Flotilla and need to be ordered by local FSO/SO-MA or
Flotilla Commander. In addition, the FSO-MA and FSO-VE
should also carry surplus stock.
CLIPBOARDS Examiner owned: Clipboards come in many styles and price
ranges. Clipboards should have at least one storage compartment
to hold spare forms, decals, etc. Clipboards may be purchased at
Staples, Office Max, Office Depot, etc. and vary in price from
$10.00 for plastic to $30.00 for a multi-compartmented aluminum.
Additional supplies are available at
various other boating safety organizations such as BOAT/US or
The National Safe Boating Council. There may be a charge for
materials and shipping and handling. Each state may have
additional promotional materials available only thru the FSO-MA.
Check with your FSO-MA or local state boating law administer for
possible prices and shipping or handling charge.
visit D11NR Vessel Examiner Web Site often
Activity Report Vessel Examination: Submit to IS Officer and
retain a copy.
Note that Form ANSC 7038 has changed.
Paddlecraft are NOT to be included in the High Focus column.
Continue to place the following vessels in the High Focus column:
PWC, < 16 feet excluding PWC, 16 - 25 feet
Paddlecraft ID Labels (does not work with ink jet printer)
AveryŽ White WeatherProof™ Labels for Laser Printers 15513, 2" x 4",
Pack of 100 These are WeatherProof™ White Labels that stand up to the
toughest weather and temperature conditions and repel water and moisture.
They also resist scuffs, tears and smudges so they remain easy to read.
These can now be ordered from you FSO-MA or FC. Ask for ANSC#3004a - DECAL, CANOE, KAYAK OR ROWBOAT (ORANGE).