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WATER PATROL

FEDERAL BOATING REQUIREMENTS

  • Boat registration and proper display of registration numbers.

  • Appropriate number and condition of Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)

  • Sufficient firefighting devices

  • Proper navigational lighting

  • Fuel leakage control and proper ventilation

  • Understanding the "Rules of the road" and Aids to Navigation (Buoys) "Red Right Returning" - Red buoys are on your tight as you proceed upstream

A responsible boater and passenger will boat safely by NOT:
  • Riding on the bow, gunwales, transom or backs of seats

  • Operating in swimming areas or near dams

  • Creating a dangerous wake

  • Using excessive speed near other boats

  • Operating while under the influence of intoxicants

  • Towing water skiers into hazardous areas or near other boats

  • Overloading the boat beyond its safe capacity.

 

LCSO WATER PATROL
Captain Michael Horstman
Sergeant John Zimmerman
Deputy Erich Zwicker