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Vessel Safety Checks

By Hollie Misztak May 8, 2017

Boat Insurance

 

Memorial Day Weekend is notorious for boating all over the country. It is crucial to have a boat safety inspection. Offered for free by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the United States Power Squadrons, certified vessel examiners will preform a Vessel Safety Check on your boat. 

There is no charge, and there is no consequences if you do not pass. However, you will receive a written report in how to correct any discrepancies.

There is a peace of mind that comes with knowing that you vessel has been professionally checked by a certified safety specialist, and meets federal safety standards.

Please follow The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary sign up sheet to request a free Vessel Safety Check!

Year after year, accident reports sky rocket through Memorial Day Weekend, often resulting in fatality. Accidents and the like can be avoided by following laws and common sense while out on your vessel.

Do not forget your lifejackets! Head on over to LifeJackets Plus to shop all the latest boating gear and equipment, there is something for the whole family.

For safety and equipment preparation tips, please refer to a previously posted article on Labor Day Boating Safety, as these guidelines are perfectly aligned with Memorial Day Weekend boating outings!

 

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