||Less than 16 feet
||16 to less than
|26 to less than
|40 to not more than 65 feet
|BACKFIRE FLAME CONTROL
||One approved device on each carburetor of all inboard gasoline engines.
|SOUND PRODUCING DEVICE
||Some means of making an efficient sound signal audible for 1/2-mile. Can
be hand, mouth, or powered generated. (whistle or horn) Must be readily accessible to the operator
of boat or passengers.
||Must carry a whistle and a bell audible for 1/2-mile.
|PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER WHEN REQUIRED
||At least one B-I type Coast Guard approved portable marine fire extinguisher.
Must be installed and immediately available, within arm's reach of the operators or passengers.
||At least two B-I type Coast Guard approved portable marine fire extinguishers or one
||At least three B-I type Coast Guard approved portable marine fire extinguishers or
one B-I and one B-II.
||Must comply with Inland Navigation Rules and state regulations.
||Efficient muffling device required to prevent excessive or unusual noise.
|PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICES (PFDs, LIFE JACKETS)
||One Coast Guard approved Type I, II or III device for each person on board. Type V
is acceptable if used in accordance with the requirement on the approval label.
||One Coast Guard approved Type I, II or III device on board for each person
and, in addition, one throwable Type IV device. Type V is acceptable if used in accordance with the
requirements on the approval label. Canoe and kayaks, regardless of length, are not required to carry a throwable
||Boats with closed compartments or permanently installed fuel tanks must
be equipped with an efficient natural or mechanical bilge ventilator or meet the applicable Coast
Guard construction standards for fuel and electrical systems.