Toms Tips About Finding Dinghies

By Tom Neale, 8/3/2012

1. Anytime you find a dinghy or other boat with no one aboard it is critically important to report it to the authorities immediately.

2. Even if there are no numbers or other identification on the boat, it may still indicate someone overboard, a larger boat sinking or some other serious issue.

3. Getting a line aboard may give you certain rights, but these “rights” aren’t as simple as many think and you aren’t necessarily relieved of responsibility with regard to the owner.



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