Which Class of Boats Has Priority When Using River Locks?

which class of boats has priority when using river locks

One of the questions you’ll find in a boaters examination is ‘Which class of boats has priority when using river locks?’ The privilege is given to commercial boats and crafts in consideration of river lock usage. Originally, most river locks were established for commerce and trade. Thus, commercial class vessels are more prioritized than recreational …

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What Creates Recirculating Currents and Turbulent Waters That Can Swamp Boats and Drown Boaters?

what creates recirculating currents and turbulent waters that can swamp boats and drown boaters

We need to be aware of many things to keep ourselves safe when out on the water. Among those, it is important to know about recirculating currents and what to do about them. But what creates recirculating currents and turbulent waters that can swamp boats and drown boaters? In this short but informative article, we’ll …

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What Is a Requirement for Fire Extinguishers on a Boat?

what is a requirement for fire extinguishers on a boat

Maritime fire protection guidelines change over time so it’s only right to take the time to know what is a requirement for fire extinguishers on a boat currently. Based on the new fire extinguisher regs released on April 20, 2022, no Class B portable marine fire extinguisher should exceed 12 years of service and should …

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