2001 Four Winns Funship 214 234 264 Boat Owners Manual

A - 16 DISPOSALOFPLASTICS&OTHERGARBAGE       IMPORTANT:  It is illegal  to discharge waste  from your
marine sanitary device (toilet) into  the water in most ar-
Plastic refuse dumped in the water can kill fish and ma-   eas. It is your responsibility to be aware of and adhere to
rine wildlife and can foul boat propellers and cooling wa-  all local laws  concerning waste discharge. Consult with
ter intakes. Other forms of waterborne garbage can litter  the Coast Guard, local marina or your dealer for additional
our beaches and make people sick. U.S. Coast Guard
and most state regulations prohibit the dumping of plas-
tic refuse or  other garbage mixed with plastic  into the     NOTE: Some  states and  localities have legal  limits on
water anywhere, and restrict the dumping of other forms  speed, noise and trailer specifications. It is your responsi-
of garbage within specified distances from shore.
bility to be aware of  these laws and limits and to insure
that your boat (and trailer) comply. Consult with your local
Marine Patrol or local Coast Guard office.
Boats 26 feet or longer must display a sign stating the
disposal regulations of the Federal Water Pollution Con-
trolAct. The U.S. Coast Guard has issued these regula-
tions to implementAnnex V of the International Conven-
monly known as Annex V of the MARPOL (Marine Pol-
lution) Treaty 73/78. They apply to all U.S. boats wher-
ever they operate  (except waters under the  exclusive
jurisdiction of a State) and foreign boats operating in U.S.
miles). It is important to know these regulations and
adhere to them.
The regulations require U.S. recreational boaters, if your
boat is 26 feet  or more in length, to  affix one or more
The placard warns against the discharge of plastic and
other forms of garbage  within the navigable waters of
the United States and specify discharge restrictions be-
yond the territorial sea. (The territorial sea generally ends
three nautical miles from the seashore.) In addition, the
placard must contain the warning that a person who vio-
lates these requirements is liable to civil ($25,000) and
criminal (Imprisonment) penalties.The placard also must
note that State and local regulations may further restrict
the disposal of garbage.
Operators shall display one or more placards in a promi-
nent location and in sufficient numbers so they can be
observed and read by crew and passengers. These lo-
cations might include embarkation points, food service
areas, galleys, garbage handling spaces and common
deck spaces frequented by crew and passengers.  We
recommend that these placards may be purchased from
local marinas, boat dealerships and marine equipment
suppliers.Aspecial  placard is available for boats operat-
ing on the Great Lakes.
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