SailNet Community - View Single Post - THIS is a great topic! IS it feasable for 4 kids?
View Single Post
post #19 of Old 02-13-2012
Donna_F
The most female moderator
 
Donna_F's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: SE Pennsylvania
Posts: 5,219
Thanks: 124
Thanked 240 Times in 220 Posts
Rep Power: 10
 
Dock
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lake Superior Sailor View Post
This quote is out of 2011 Wi. hand book they just sent with registration , so is Wi. lieing about it being a federal law,or what!...Dale
They specifically say (according to your quote) "Federally-controlled waters" so you'll have to find out where those exist within the state. Any Army Corps of Engineer lakes that you know of? In other bodies of water within the state, your state law will determine lifejacket usage.

Generally, the USCG does not trump state laws except in rare cases or where the states do not address a particular issue.

Donna


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Catalina 30 TRBS
Rock Hall, MD

If you're helping someone and expecting something in return, you're doing business not kindness.
Donna_F is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome