Carriage of Safety Gear on Light Weight Craft
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|If a lightweight craft is travelling with a powered support vessel or three lightweight craft are travelling together in waters other than sheltered waters, the carriage of flares, EPIRB/PLB and VHF radio (the equipment) may be reduced to carriage of the equipment by one of every three lightweight crafts if the lightweight crafts remain within 50 metres of the craft or vessel carrying the equipment.|
A person on a lightweight craft is exempt from wearing a PFD (Life Jacket) when the sole purpose of operating the lightweight craft is to ride the crest of a wave in a *surf zone towards the shoreline.
*surf zone means the area between the outermost breakers and the shore.