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Division 24 - O8E Region - Northern Alabama

Vessel Safety Check

Vessel Safety Check Decal

What is a Vessel Safety Check?

A VSC is a voluntary check of vessel compliance with all federal and state laws.

An authorized boating safety activity contributing to the Coast Guard's recreational boating safety mission.

The opportunity for the exchange of boating safety information.

A courtesy check of safety equipment carried or installed on a boat, and certain aspects if the boat's general condition.

Endorsed by the U.S. Coast Guard, state boating authorities and recreational boating organization.

A boating safety program reaching large numbers of the boating public.

Uniform in its standards throughout the country, except for certain state-specific requirements.

Learn more about why it is important to get a vessel safety check by clicking this link.  Vessel Safety Check Website

How to get a free Vessel Safety Check.

Contact: VSC Officer