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Old 01-07-2011
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Originally Posted by jrd22 View Post
Glad you brought this to everyone's attention. I don't know how many boats have a copy of the appropriate CPilot(s) on board, but I think it should be required. We consult it all the time while cruising in BC.
Not sure about US law; it is a Canadian requirement

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USE OF DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS
6. (1) Subject to subsection (3), the person in charge of the navigation of a ship in waters under Canadian jurisdiction shall use, in respect of each area to be navigated by the ship, the most recent edition of
(a) the reference catalogue;
(b) the annual edition of the Notices to Mariners, published by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans;
(c) the following publications, namely,
(i) sailing directions, published by the Canadian Hydrographic Service,
(ii) tide and current tables, published by the Canadian Hydrographic Service,
(iii) lists of lights, buoys and fog signals, published by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, and
(iv) where the ship is required to be fitted with radio equipment pursuant to any Act of Parliament or of a foreign jurisdiction, the Radio Aids to Marine Navigation, published by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans; and
(d) the documents and publications listed in the schedule.
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