Safety Alerts


Bow Riding  - Incident occurred on an inspected passenger vessel, but is appropriate for larger recreational boats with am open area on the foredeck


Counterfeit Portable Fire Extinguishers - Alert discusses two brands that have reported counterfeit extinguishers being marketed


Improper Navigation Lights - Alert discusses one brand of LED light being marketed as a navigation light.  However, it does not provide the necessary arc of visibility required under the navigation rules


Navigation Lights - Alert discusses the availability of unapproved LED lights for recreational and commercial vessels


Mustang Inflatable PFDs - Certain models fitted with hydrostatic inflation systems (automatic inflation) may have delayed or non-inflation


Offshore Sailing - Be Prepared


Portable Generators - Incident occurred on an anchored houseboat resulting in 3 deaths due to carbon monoxide poisoning


Surge Protectors - Multiple shipboard fires caused by the use of commercially available household surge protectors (power strips)

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