Monthly Archive: February 2014

Boating Safety: Part 2 of 16 – Safety Equipment

Both the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) have a required list of safety equipment that must be present on all vessels when anchored or underway.  As stated in Chapman’s Piloting these requirements are the minimum safety equipment and the prudent captain will have back up for …

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