The Peralta Sail & Power Squadron is proud to participate in
the Vessel Safety Check (VSC) Program; a joint service from the
U.S. Coast Guard, The Coast Guard Auxiliary and the United States Power Squadrons®.
A Vessel Safety Check is a courtesy examination of your boat (Vessel)
to verify the presence and condition of certain Safety Equipment
required by State and the Federal regulations. The Vessel Examiner
(VE) is a trained specialist and is a member of the United States Power Squadrons® or the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.
The VE will also make certain recommendations and discuss safety
issues that will make you a safer boater.
will supply you with a copy the evaluation form so that you may
follow the suggestions given. Vessels that pass will be able to
display the distinctive VSC decal. This does not exempt you from
law enforcement boarding, but you can be prepared to make it a positive