Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Courtesy Boat Inspection To Take Place In North Naples

Volunteers with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Marine Bureau will offer courtesy boat inspections on Saturday, Feb. 25. The inspections will take place from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Cocohatchee River Park on Vanderbilt Drive between 111th Avenue North and Bonita Beach Road in North Naples.

The inspections are voluntary and the process is quick. Volunteers will check everal items including the vessel’s personal flotation devices, flares, the fire extinguisher; and running and anchor lights.

Following the inspection the boat’s captain will be issued an in-compliance form, which can be kept on board as proof that the vessel passed the safety inspection.

For more information, contact the CCSO’s Marine Bureau at 239.252.9910.