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S E A M A N S H IP

G o o d S a m a r it a n s
R U L E S a n d R IS K S

S a ilb o a t u n d e r c lo u d y s k y .

P h o t o : B ill C o x - U n s p la s h

S to ry | J o a n W e n n e r, J .D .

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a v e y o u e v e r n e e d e d o n -th e -w a te r a ssista n c e d u e to a
m e c h a n ic a l b re a k d o w n , ru n n in g a g ro u n d , ta k in g o n
w a te r (p e rh a p s fro m strik in g a su b m e rg e d o r flo a tin g
o b je c t), h a v in g a m ish a p w ith a n o th e r v e sse l, o r h a v e
a m e d ic a l e m e rg e n c y a n d th e a u th o ritie s a re n o t n e a r, b u t
a n o th e r m a rin e r a n sw e rs y o u r m a y d a y o r p e rh a p s o b se rv e s y o u r
p re d ic a m e n t. A n o th e r b o a te r is in th e v ic in ity, b u t w ill, o r
sh o u ld , th a t p e rso n o ffe r to h e lp p e rh a p s a t h is p e ril? W h a t if
y o u w e re th a t p le a su re c ra ft o p e ra to r?
"L A W O F T H E S E A "
Is a v e sse l's m a ste r o b lig a te d b y la w to p ro v id e a id to a n o th e r
v e sse l in d a n g e r w ith a p o ssib le p e n a lty im p o se d fo r fa ilu re to d o
so ? K n o w n to se a c a p ta in s a s b a sic a lly th e "L a w o f th e S e a " it
se ts m o re o f a m o d e l o f m o ra l b e h a v io r th a n a c tu a l le g a l re sp o n sib ility. T h is c e n tu rie s o ld m a ritim e tra d itio n re m a in s v e ry m u c h
a liv e a lth o u g h to d a y, it is su p p o rte d b y la w re q u irin g a ssista n c e
o n ly if su c h c a n b e d o n e sa fe ly a n d w ith o u t se rio u s d a m a g e to
e a c h o f th e v e sse ls o r in d iv id u a ls a b o a rd - in o th e r w o rd s w ith -

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C a n a d ia n Y a c h t in g

o u t w o rse n in g th e situ a tio n , p o ssib ly d ra stic a lly.
'G o o d S a m a rita n s' a re d e fin e d a s th o se th a t re n d e r v o lu n ta ry
a id , w ith o u t c o m p e n sa tio n , to a p e rso n o r v e sse l in d istre ss a n d
w ith th e o p e ra to r's p e rm issio n . F o r re c re a tio n a l b o a te rs th e re is
b a sic a lly a 'sta n d a rd o f c a re ' m e a n in g re a so n a b le c a re a n d a v o id in g g ro ssly n e g lig e n t o r re c k le ss c o n d u c t.
C A N A D IA N R E G U L A T IO N S
W h ile te c h n ic a lly fo r a p le a su re b o a te r to b e re q u ire d to re n d e r
a id it is n e c e ssa ry to h a v e fo u n d th e d istre sse d b o a te r a t se a a n d
in d a n g e r o f b e in g lo st, so m o st b o a te rs w o u ld n o t b e o b lig a te d
to a tte m p t a ssista n c e - b u t it is a v io la tio n fo r fa ilin g to sto p a t
th e sc e n e o f a n a c c id e n t. O ffic ia ls re c o m m e n d c a llin g a n a le rt
w ith th e d isa b le d b o a t's p o sitio n , a n d th e a b ility o f th e c a p ta in
o r g u e st o n b o a rd to o p e ra te th e b o a t.
B u re a u d e la se c u rite ' n a u tiq u e (w w w .tc .g c .c a /b o a tin g sa fe ty
P le a su re c ra ft a re re g u la te d b y th e C a n a d a S h ip p in g A c t
(C o n so lid a te d S ta tu te s o f C a n a d a ) a n d a d d itio n a l a p p lic a b le
re g u la tio n s u n d e r th e re sp o n sib ility o f th e M in iste r o f T ra n sp o rt.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting June 2019

At the Helm: Precious Memories
Special Feature: Could You Lease Your New Yacht?
Travel Destination: Port Severn’s Historic Lock 45
The Galley Guys: Scheuermann Vineyard & Winery
DIY/Tech: Gasoline Containing Ethanol.
Travel Destination: A Water Wonderland
DIY/Tech: Kingston Anchors
Seamanship: Good Samaritans - Rules and Risks
Power Review: Yamaha WaveRunner FX Cruiser SVHO
The Port Hole: June 2019
Power Review: Wellcraft 242 Fisherman
Power Review: Four Winns HD 180
Crossing the Line: Gently Down the Stream
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Intro
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - At the Helm: Precious Memories
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 4
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 5
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Special Feature: Could You Lease Your New Yacht?
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 7
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 8
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 9
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 10
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 11
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Travel Destination: Port Severn’s Historic Lock 45
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 13
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 14
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 15
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - The Galley Guys: Scheuermann Vineyard & Winery
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 17
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 18
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - DIY/Tech: Gasoline Containing Ethanol.
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Travel Destination: A Water Wonderland
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 21
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 22
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 23
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - DIY/Tech: Kingston Anchors
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 25
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 26
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 27
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Seamanship: Good Samaritans - Rules and Risks
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 29
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Power Review: Yamaha WaveRunner FX Cruiser SVHO
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - 32
Canadian Yachting June 2019 - The Port Hole: June 2019
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Power Review: Wellcraft 242 Fisherman
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Power Review: Four Winns HD 180
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Canadian Yachting June 2019 - Crossing the Line: Gently Down the Stream
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