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Old 11-08-2011
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JimsCAL View Post
The USCG requirements are minimums. Suggest you look at the offshore race requirements for Category 3 races. Lots of good stuff in there for consideration besides safety equipment.

ISAF : Offshore Special Regulations : osr-docs.php
I'm adding a "plus one" to this suggestion.
Further, d/l the Cat. 1 and 2 requirements and study them. There's much good stuff there for anyone boating in open waters.
After all, the USCG list is really just a minimum and a starting point for equipping your boat for the conditions you may meet while out there.

Be safe,

LB
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