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VESSEL SAFETY CHECKS

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2016 Vessel Safety Check Sticker Awarded for Passing Inspection

At your request, we can perform a Boat Safety Equipment Examination. This is an audit of safety equipment on your boat. Only you are told the results.

As one of our boating safety missions, we conduct complimentary Vessel Safety Checks of recreational watercraft (boats, personal watercraft, etc.).

An example of some of the items examined during a Vessel Safety Check:

 Life Jackets Registration and numbering
 Navigation lights Ventilation
 Fire extinguishers Distress signals (flares, horn, etc.)
 Battery cover and connections Backfire Flame Control

All of these items, and more, are currently required by state and federal laws and, if missing or non-operating, can result in a citation if your vessel is inspected by local, regional or national law enforcement personnel.

We do not issue citations nor do we report the results of the safety check to any enforcement agency, but we will advise you of the recommended safety features for your size boat and will award a decal to display on your boat if it has passed the safety check.

The Vessel Safety Check gives you a risk-free way to meet the legal minimums and to potentially avoid a costly citation.

You may arrange for a Vessel Safety Check by:

Catching a member of the Auxiliary at the Marina or

Check out our calendar for days we are out on the Chain doing safety checks or Contact Us to arrange for an appointment- we will come to you!