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Re: Un-inspected passenger vessel - What emergency signals??

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I don't think you mentioned what size boat we are talking about.

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Re: Un-inspected passenger vessel - What emergency signals??

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And I would ask them to do a voluntary safety check. They will come on board, point out any deficiencies (without any penalty or fines) and make recommendations as to what might be good to have, and most importantly give you an inspection sticker. So if you are out and there are two boats and they can only pull one over they likely will choose the one without the sticker. It is not a guarantee of not being boarded but at least around me it tends to work.
The CG Auxiliary gives and issues the safety check stickers, not the regular CG. The safety inspection is for recreational boats only, not boats taking on paying passengers for "training" or otherwise.
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Re: Un-inspected passenger vessel - What emergency signals??

IN Canada an uninspected passenger vessel is an oxy moron. If you carry passengers your vessel is inspected by Ships Safety. That includes vessel stability test ,equipment and captains ticket. The courts await non compliance. Although my personal social preference approaches anarchy I agree with this policy
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