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All About Boats

The items below lead to pages with basic boat information or are sections in the PA Boating Handbook.

BOATS

BOAT EQUIPMENT & ACCESSORIES

  • Minimum required equipment / Recommended equipment
  • Anchors
  • Fire extinguishers
  • GPS – Do-it-yourself GPS (PDF)
  • Hull Identification Number (HIN) / Capacity plates
  • Marine Sanitation Devices (MSD)
  • Personal Flotation Devices (PFD) – life jacket
  • Sound-producing devices / Visual Distress Signals (VSD)
  • Ventialtion and fueling/ Flame control
  • VHF radio

PADDLERS - CANOES & KAYAKS

PERSONAL WATERCRAFT (PWC)

MOTORBOATS

SAILBOATS

  • Sailing overview