Who We Are

The States Organization for Boating Access (SOBA) is the collective voice of public boating access in the United States.

Established in 1986, SOBA is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to improving access to waterways by promoting the public acquisition, development and maintenance of recreational boating facilities.

Our Mission

We are the voice of our state and territory members on public recreational boating access.

Upcoming Events

Thank you to our 2023 SOBA Education & Training Symposium - Platinum Sponsor!

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