FAQ Friday: While operating my recreational boat, what is the prescribed distance for me to stay away from military, cruise lines and commercial ships?

Friday, May 1, 2015

Boaters should keep their distance from all military, cruise line, or commercial shipping. Do not approach within 100 yards, and slow to minimum speed within 500 yards of any U.S. naval vessel. Violators of the Naval Vessel Protection Zone could face six years in prison and a $250,000 fine. In addition, boaters may face a […]