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Old 03-25-2014, 01:15 PM   #74
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Originally Posted by Larry M View Post
How about a digital copy of the USCG Rules of the Road. Is a digital copy adequate? We had USCG courtesy inspection a while back and the inspector was pretty persistent that we had to have a hard copy. The 3 times the USCG have done a safety check, they never asked. A digital copy is on the lap top in the pilot house.
Not usually...but I think if you had it on CD and several ways to display them...I'm not sure that many boarding officers wouldn't accept it on an uninspected boat. Especially if you can display it as fast as someone could by pulling down a book and looking up a rule or lighting or day mark.
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