Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Baker’s Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Baker’s Haulover Inlet
Two Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boat crewmembers conducting a boarding of the 64-foot motor yacht, Cary On, in Baker’s Haulover Inlet Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fort Lauderdale MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a vessel for violating small passenger laws and regulations in Miami on Monday. A...

Coast Guard urges boaters to take precautions while viewing holiday boat parades

Los Angeles – With the holiday boat parade season just around the corner the U.S. Coast Guard reminds recreational boaters that in order to carry any passengers for hire a Coast Guard issued license is required. In addition to having a Coast Guard issued license, federal regulations also require each vessel carrying passengers for hire to carry additional safety equipment.