of appropriate size for each person on board
at least than 15 m (49’3”) long
attached to a buoyant line at least 15 m (49’3”) long
Note: A reboarding device is only required if the vertical height that must be climbed to reboard the pleasure craft from the water is over 0.5 m (1’8”).
if there is also a means of two way electronic communications on board (i.e., cell phones, satellite phones, VHF, 406 MHz personal locater beacons, or EPIRB).
Note: Flares are not required for a pleasure craft that:
and at least 15 m (49’3”) of cable, rope or chain in any combination
Note: A bailer or manual water pump is not required for a pleasure craft that cannot hold enough water to make it capsize or a pleasure craft that has watertight compartments that are sealed and not readily accessible.
if the vessel is operated between sunset and sunrise or during periods of restricted visibility.
Note: Navigation lights are only required if the pleasure craft is operated after sunset, before sunrise, or in periods of restricted visibility (fog, falling snow, etc.).
Note: A magnetic compass is not required if the pleasure craft is 8 m (26’3”) or less and is operated within sight of sea marks (navigation marks).
if the pleasure craft is equipped with a motor
if the pleasure craft is equipped with a fuel-burning cooking, heating or refrigeration appliance
is required under certain conditions