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Sunday, April 5, 2015

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USCG AUX seminar promotes Vessel Safety Checks
Thursday night, the Duluth AUX Flotilla held a seminar for boaters to tout free Vessel Safety Checks before the 2015 boating season starts. "We give ...
  Boating safety course slated for April 20, 22 in Somerset A "Boat NJ" course will be offered by NJ Boating Safety Classes in Somerset on April 20 and 22. The class will be held at the Willow Creek ..

Coast Guard seeks input on boat safety rules

April 3rd 1:12 pm | Laine Welch Print this article   Email this article   Create a Shortlink for this article
Volunteers are needed to help craft new safety rules that are being written for older boats — which includes the bulk of Alaska's fishing vessels.
Called the Alternate Compliance Safety Program (ACSP), it is part of the 2010 U.S. Coast Guard Authorization Act and is aimed at vessels that will be 25 years old by 2020, are greater than 50 feet in length, and operate beyond three nautical miles. 
The program will include most of Alaska's fishing fleet — a 2014 maritime study by the Juneau-based McDowell Group shows that the majority of Alaska's boats were built between 1970 and 1989.

Boat safety checks at Portland festival
RNLI volunteers are offering a new sea safety scheme for all leisure boat owners and will be providing their services at this year's Portland Fish and ...
Marion Sheriff's Office to offer free boat inspections Marion County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol Team will be offering free boat inspections 10 ... Boat owners should be prepared to show the following:

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