New U.S. Coast Guard Safety Regs For Life Rafts

uscg logoBy the end of next month there will be new Coast Guard safety regulations for the use of flotation devices on all sea vessels. Smaller passenger vessels will no longer be able to use life rings and other flotation devices as the only form of survival gear, but instead equipped their boat with a life raft to assure that in the case of a vessel sinking, every passenger is safely out of water. Scott Wilwert is the Coast Guard Fishing Safety Coordinator in Juneau.On February 26 2016 survival craft requirements for commercial fishing vessels as well,,, Audio, Read the rest here 16:46