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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
    • 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