Cocoa Village Marina, Cocoa
The Florida Clean Boater Program seeks to educate
boaters on the importance of protecting the state’s waterways by
adopting environmentally friendly practices, including proper
trash management, using bilge socks and fueling collars, and
practicing good recycling habits. Boaters are encouraged to take
the Clean Boater Pledge and educate other boaters on the
importance of protecting the environment they enjoy.
By adopting pollution prevention measures, Florida Clean
Boaters can take satisfaction in knowing they are doing
their part in keeping Florida waterways clean and preserving our
waterways for the future.
The Clean Boater Pledge
As a participating member of the Florida Clean Boater Program,
I pledge to do my part in keeping Florida’s waterways clean by following
the guidelines set forth in the Clean Boating Habits booklet. I
will identify opportunities and implement practices to prevent pollution
associated with my boating activities such as: fueling, cleaning and
washing, sewage handling and maintenance. I will further ensure that all
passengers aboard my vessel follow the guidelines and maintain a clean
As a Clean Boater I Pledge To:
- Keep Florida’s waterways free of trash and recycle.
- Practice proper fueling techniques.
- Use pumpout facilities.
- Support Florida Clean Marinas, Clean Boatyards and Clean
Marine Retailers whenever possible.
- Promote clean boating habits and the Clean Boater program to
- Remember that a clean environment ALWAYS starts with ME.
Sign the Clean Boater Pledge Card showing your commitment to
protecting the environment. When complete return to The Florida Clean
Marina Program by mail - 3900 Commonwealth Blvd. Tallahassee,
Florida 32399 or fax (850) 245-2159
Learn Clean Boating Habits to help protect Florida's Environment.
Boaters are encouraged to implement the environmentally friendly
boating tips included in this tip sheet.