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Re: New Safety Rules?

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6. Each boat must have a permanently installed manual bilge pump which is operable from the
7. The boat shall have USCG approved sound devices, flares and fire extinguisher.
8. For PHRF Baywide, existing lifelines that meet PHRF standards are grandfathered but replacements cockpit with handle attached via catch or lanyard.
9. For PHRF Baywide, the engine must have fuel to run at the specified speed for 4 hours. For
For PHRF Baywide, a 11.5” radar reflector and suitable anchor chain and line shall be carried. must be to the new standards. Therefore if your old vinyl-covered lifeline fails it must be replaced with either bare stainless or HMPE of the size specified in the regulations. outboards with integral tanks and battery outboards, spare fuel and battery may be necessary.
Pretty sloppy proof reading in the above.. I think it should read:

6. Each boat must have a permanently installed manual bilge pump which is operable from the cockpit with handle attached via catch or lanyard.

7. The boat shall have USCG approved sound devices, flares and fire extinguisher.

8. For PHRF Baywide, existing lifelines that meet PHRF standards are grandfathered but replacements must be to the new standards. Therefore if your old vinyl-covered lifeline fails it must be replaced with either bare stainless or HMPE of the size specified in the regulations.

9. For PHRF Baywide, the engine must have fuel to run at the specified speed for 4 hours. For outboards with integral tanks and battery outboards, spare fuel and battery may be necessary.

10. For PHRF Baywide, a 11.5” radar reflector and suitable anchor chain and line shall be carried.


Agree that this was inevitable given the experiences of the last season's events...
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