Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
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Where did this occur?
In Canada the operator of a recreational vessel is deemed to be the person at helm. (bad decision, in my opinion.)
In New Zealand a skipper must be designated.
In US, not sure. The inland rules reference makes me think US.
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