There are many federal, state and local rules about
safety equipment that will apply to you and your boat.
These requirements vary from location to location and
you should be familiar with the rules in your local area
and any area that you might travel to.
Use the menu at the left to help guide you through the federal
minimum safety equipment requirements that apply to all areas
and should be similar to local requirements in your jurisdiction.
Remember to check your local area for any variation.