The posted information is for manufacturers
of recreational boats who must comply with the applicable regulations.
Depending upon boat type, engine, length, usage, etc., a regulation
(and corresponding guide) may, or may not, be applicable.
While we encourage recreational boat
owners to use the information for their benefit, compliance with
the regulations is the responsibility of the boat manufacturers.
Potential manufacturers, or importers,
of recreational boats must contact the USCG, Office of Boating
Safety, Recreational Boating Product Assurance Division at 202-267-0984
and request a Manufacturers Identification Code (MIC) form.