Seattle: Coast Guard stops two commercial fishing boats for safety violations. Why does this happen?!!

The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Wahoo terminated the voyage of the fishing vessel Daybreak in the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Thursday. Law enforcement officers [aboard the Wahoo] observed a lack of life raft, visual distress signals or emergency position indicating radio beacon aboard. There was also an insufficient number of immersion suits aboard. Wahoo’s crew escorted the vessel to Neah Bay. The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Blue Shark terminated the voyage of a state-registered fishing vessel near Anacortes on Wednesday morning. Read the rest here 15:51