Visitation Program Trained Reps Visit Retailers who sell: • Boats • Boating equipment • Fishing equipment and supplies • Water Sport Equipment • Bait • Anything related to water Visitation Program Who RSVP Program Visitors are specially trained Auxiliary and Power Squadron Members knowledgeable in many areas related recreational boating safety, the Coast Guard and the missions of the Auxiliary. . The objectives of the RSVP program include: Visitation Program Why • • • Establish or enhance working relations between the Dealer, the Coast Guard, and the Squadron & Auxiliary. Use Dealers as points of contact for making the boating public more aware of state and federal boating safety requirements. Provide information regarding Squadron & Auxiliary Public Education courses, Vessel Safety Checks, Membership, and distribute handout materials. Visitation Program Benefits for Dealers • Establish a "boating safety" image with the public. • Keep Dealers up to date on the latest information and programs of interest. • Provide closer contact with the Coast Guard for answers to questions that may arise. • Conduct Dealer employee training.