United States Power Squadrons ®

Waukegan Sail and Power Squadron

A Vessel Safety Check is a courtesy examination of your boat (Vessel) to verify the presence and condition of certain Safety Equipment required by State and the Federal regulations. The Vessel Examiner is a trained specialist and is a member of the United States Power Squadrons or the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. They will also make certain recommendations and discuss certain safety issues that will make you a safer boater.

Find out more about the Vessel Safety Check program here

Click here to schedule your free Vessel Safety Check

Top 15 reasons why vessels fail Vessel Safety Check:

Display of Numbers

5.435%

Registration / Documentation
5.574%

Personal Flotation Devices
2.832%

Visual Distress Signals
12.221%

Fire Extinguishers
4.501%

Ventilation
1.451%

Backfire Flame Control
1.639%

Sound Producing Devices
5.156%

Navigation Lights
8.465%

Pollution Placard
2.375%

MARPOL Trash Placard
2.802%

Marine Sanitation Device
2.921%

Navigation Rules
2.742%

State/Local Regulations
10.432%

Overall Vessel Condition
4.670%

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