What is a
Vessel Safety Check?
A Vessel Safety Check ensures that the vessel and its equipment comply with federal, state, and local safety requirements. Some of the inspected items include:
During the Vessel Safety Check, the examiner discusses the purpose of the marine safety equipment and how it applies to federal, state, and local regulations. The examiner also reviews local boating conditions, answers any boating related safety questions, and encourages additional boater education. Educational topics include:
There is no cost to you. The Vessel Safety Check is a free service provided by the Coast Guard Auxiliary, United States Power Squadrons, and many state boating safety agencies.
How Do I
Schedule a Vessel Safety Check for My Boat?
Please fill out the form below and click submit.