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FLOTATION 

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.

Recreational Boat Capacity and Flotation.  https://www.youtube.com/embed/pHgE9y-ggIE

 

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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