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Old 03 April 2021, 21:06   #1
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USA kill cord law

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Old 03 April 2021, 21:14   #2
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April fool?

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Old 04 April 2021, 02:20   #3
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Nope, it’s a new law here. Applies to “federal waters”. Sounds like the USCG has been trying to get this to be a thing for a long time. Boats less than 26’ that don’t have an enclosed cabin.

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Old 04 April 2021, 18:28   #4
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Very sensible at one level.......BUT the killcord or "ECOS" will only work if the other end is actually attached to the helm.
How many will be fitted and left dangling, so not effective? I would think a lot in the USA. It needs a change of culture,but you do need to start somewhere.
Do the USCG enforce his type of thing?

What's the view of our US friends? What's the situation in Canada?
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