33 CFR 175.17 - Exemptions.

§ 175.17 Exemptions.

(a) Canoes and kayaks 16 feet or more in length are exempted from the requirements for carriage of the additional throwable PFD required under § 175.15(b).

(b) Racing shells, rowing sculls, racing canoes, and racing kayaks are exempted from the requirements for carriage of any PFD required under § 175.15.

(c) Sailboards are exempted from the requirements for carriage of any PFD required under § 175.15.

(d) Vessels of the United States used by foreign competitors while practicing for or racing in competition are exempted from the carriage of any PFD required under § 175.15, provided the vessel carries one of the sponsoring foreign country's acceptable flotation devices for each foreign competitor onboard.

[USCG-2013-0263, 79 FR 56499, Sept. 22, 2014]

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The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR Part 175 after this date.

  • 2014-09-30; vol. 79 # 189 - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
    1. 79 FR 58693 - Personal Flotation Devices Labeling and Standards
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule; correction.
      This correction is effective September 30, 2014.
      33 CFR Parts 175 and 181
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