Menu Close

Regulation Alert: Sound Producing Devices

Every vessel of 40 ft. (12.2 meters) or less in length must have some means of making an efficient sound signal. For vessels up to 40 feet in length, a handheld whistle, air horn or similar sound producing devices that is audible for 1⁄2 mile, may be used. Vessels greater than 40 feet must have a power-operated sound producing device that is audible for one mile and a bell.”