Vessel Safety Check
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.
Please contact any of the following Hempstead Bay Power Squadron members to schedule your Vessel Safety Check.
P/C Ossie L. Jones, Jr., AP 718 662-9955
Gerald P. Kenna, S 516 582-0265
P/D/C Alvin J. Wellander, AP 516 293-7773
P/C Anna M. Wellander, AP 516 293-7773
D/Lt/C Neil F. Phillips, JN 516 652-3554
New York State Boater’s Guide
This is a summary of New York boating laws issued by the Department of Environmental Protection. It provides a good overview of New York boating laws, required safety equipment, licensure requirements, and other important information.