Flotation regulations for recreational boats.

First a note about the reasons behind the flotation regulations. Why is all this stuff necessary?

The following video covers the capacity and flotation regulations, and testing.


Watch a slide show Presentation on Flotation. After watching the slide show close the page and pick from the following list.

An article in Boating Magazine July 22, 2014; Sinking Boast For Safety

Select from the following list:

Level Flotation : Mono-hulled boats under 20 feet in length, with outboards greater than 2 HP.

Modified Level Flotation : Mono-hulled boats under 20 feet in length, with 2 HP or less, or manually propelled.

Basic Flotation : Mono-hull inboard motorboats under 20 feet in length.

Flotation Testing


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