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Vessel Safety Checks (VSC)...

Do you have all the equipment required by Federal and State regulations on your boat?
Do you know what is not required but will 'save your life?
Obtain a free vessel safety check and we will advise you of the mandatory equipment you need and what additional recommended gear would be great to have.

click here to send an email to Fred Rauchbach, FSO-VE requesting additional information and a confirmation will be sent to you by return email.

partial list of many items we check for on your vessel:

  • Proper vessel documentation and number placement on vessel
  • Navigation 'Lights", Personal "Flotation Devices, "Fire Extinguisher
  • Proper ventilation on vessels equipped with "inboard or I/O engines
  • Flame Arrestor and engine compartment on 'inboard" or I/O engines
  • Flares and other Visual Distress Signals
  • Marine Sanitation Devices/Galleys on vessels so equipped

Additional Recommendations

First Aid Kit, Anchor, Fuel Management, Reporting Accidents, VHF Marine "Radio, Contacting NJ State Police or CG Auxiliary Float Plan, Mounted Fire Extinguisher, GPS Equipment, De-watering Device or Pump, additional lines, Boating Safety Courses

Vessel Safety Check Schedule 2018

WE WILL BE UPDATING THE SCHEDULE BEFORE THE START OF THE 2018 BOATING SEASON
Our Flotilla has several qualified Vessel Examiners who conduct vessel examinations at Lee's County Park Marina and other Lake Hopatcong Marinas and sites during the boating season. Check this 'web page for scheduled Vessel Safety Check dates each spring and summer.

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