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Using the Net to "Boat Safe"

Even the most recent "Newbie" to the Internet has discovered that there is a tremendous amount of information available. The problem is sorting through it and identifying what is useful and of value. We have collected some safety links for recreational boaters that you can access from any page by clicking on l.gif (153 bytes) Safety Links.

Why would I need all this information, you might ask? Assume the following scenario and perhaps it will be clear.

Let's start by identifying the manufacturer of the boat that you are potentially going to purchase. How to use the USCG Manuf. ID Code (MIC)

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