Coast Guard Cracking Down On Illegal Charters

The U.S. Coast Guard is taking a number of steps to ensure boating safety this summer, including cracking down on illegal charters.

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- On Long Island, the Coast Guard is taking a number of steps to ensure boating safety for the summer, including cracking down on illegal charters. That includes excursion tour boats that are not inspected.

LOGAN BENGGIO: Once you get over six passengers, it needs to be an inspected vessel, where the Coast Guard attends the vessel regularly to ensure the safety of that vessel.

- And the Coast Guard's asking the public to look out for these illegal charters. They say look for crowded boats that do not have an inspection sticker prominently placed. You can report it on the Coast Guard app.