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Staying Safe on the Water - Boating Safety Tips and Resources
offers people plenty of opportunities to have fun with their friends and family
but it can also be dangerous. Accidents happen all the time, especially when
someone has no idea how to use one. Fortunately, many safety regulations have
been established to help keep people safe.
important to realize that you must have a boating license to operate a boat. You
will almost always have to pass some sort of boating safety test that asks
important questions. You will also be required to have certain safety equipment
aboard your boat, among them a fire extinguisher and life vests, in case of
emergency. There are strict laws governing how a boat is operated as well,
depending on the type of boat and a boatís size. However, accidents can be
considered negligence in some cases so you must be aware of the laws.
interesting note: laws differ by state and country, so make sure you are aware
of the laws of the state you are boating in.
Safety Equipment Requirements for your Boat
USCG Boating Safety Equipment
Regulations: The United
States Coast Guardís official site for boating safety equipment regulations.
Includes information on fire extinguishers, ventilation, etc.
Kentucky Safety Regulations: An example
of a stateís boating equipment safety regulations. Discusses lighting equipment,
signaling devices, etc.
Wisconsin Safety Requirements: The
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources page on boating equipment safety. Also
offers general boat safety tips.
MSLE Equipment Requirements: The Marine
Safety and Law Enforcement Programís equipment requirements. Information is
categorized by size of the vessel.
Prohibition Against Careless Operation
Compliance and Conformity Labels
Miscellaneous Things to Know
CDC Boating Safety Information: The Center
For Disease Controlís top boating safety tips.
State Boat Safety Laws: Links to
information about every stateís boater safety course requirements. Discusses any
classes that must be taken and minimum ages before someone applies for a
Boat Donations: Just
like with other property such as cars, trucks, RVís and heavy equipment, in
time, boats, yachts and other watercraft need to be replaced. Instead of trading
in your boat or selling it on your own consider donating it to a good cause
instead. When you donate
your boat or
donate a yacht, you may receive a tax deduction that will be more beneficial
to you than if you tried to sell it or trade it in.
Safety Course: Offers a
free boater safety course that has been approved by the National Association of
Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA).
NASBLA Approved Boating Safety Courses: The NASBLA
organizationís official listing of approved boating safety courses. Courses are
listed by state and any additional procedures required are also listed.
Watercraft Safety Tips: Offers
general watercraft safety tips. Discusses what causes boating accidents, etc.
be quite dangerous if boating safety laws are not followed Ė but once you get
the hang of following the regulations, the fun can really start!
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