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What type of flotation device must be carried on a vessel 16 foot or longer?

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2010-08-06 20:59:26
2010-08-06 20:59:26

In the United States, boats that are 16 feet long or over must be equipped with one Type IV PFD (as classified by the United States Coast Guard) per boat. A Type IV PFD is a throwable floating device; whether the classic "lifebuoy" or "lifesaver" type round version, or the square cushion-like type that are placed on the seats of recreational craft.

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