American Charter regulations question.
Can't seem to find the answer, but I heard that in order to operate a charter sailboat in the US (or maybe it was just CA) the hull needed to be laid up in America. Any truth in this? Thanks in advance.
Jones Act - and answer typically was NO but recently an amendment was made and this is the exception for using foreign built vessels as charters...There are some basic requirements for a vessel to qualify for a waiver under this program:
BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Once a waiver is received, the applicant should file for a Coastwise Trade Endorsement for the passenger trade with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).
other interesting site (how I got there) -> http://www.nacocharters.org/whyjoin.php5
Thanks Jody! Good news!
|All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:53 PM.|
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012