Information Courtesy of the  

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Federal Requirements
and Safety Tips for Recreational Boaters 
Learn about the "Aids to Navigation"
Safety And Survival
Boaters Check List
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Blue Ball. Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)     
Blue Ball. Sound Producing Devices    
Blue Ball. Bell-Boats 12m (39,4 ft) or longer     
Blue Ball. Navigation Lights and Shapes    
Blue Ball. Fire Extinguishers    
Blue Ball. Visual Distress Signals     
Blue Ball. Ventilation    
Blue Ball. Backfire Flame Arrester    
Blue Ball. Fuel Systems    
Blue Ball. Anchor and Anchor Line    
Blue Ball. Alternate Propulsion    
Blue Ball. Dewatering Device    
Blue Ball. General Conditions     
Blue Ball. Overall Vessel Condition    
Blue Ball. Electrical Systems    
Blue Ball. Galley and Heating      
Blue Ball. Numbering    
Blue Ball. Registration/Documentation    
Blue Ball. Additional Recommended Equipment    
Blue Ball. Marine Sanitation Device    
Blue Ball. Pollution Placards    
Blue Ball. Navigation Rules    
Blue Ball. FCC Marine Radio License    

 

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