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

To encourage, promote and support federal and state programs that provide safe, high-quality and environmentally sound public recreational boating access to the waterways of the United States and its territories.

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