NYS Boating Safety Equipment And Regulations
New York State Harbormaster & Bay Constable Association
New York State navigation law requires specific
equipment on different types and size of vessels. The
chart below helps determine the equipment required for
those particular vessels.
Although a VHF marine radio is not required safety
equipment, It is highly recommended that every
vessel have on board at least a hand held portable
VHF and a cell phone for
emergency communications