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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An open letter to all amateur power boat operators

July 6, 2021
By Marcy Shortuse
To the Editor: Professional captains with a U.S.C.G. license are required to pass a rigorous exam demon, demonstrating their knowledge of the rules of navigation. Since Florida does not require such knowledge for amateur boat operators, anyone with the money to buy or rent a boat can operate a vessel. The rules of navigation state, […]

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