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All vessel engines must be equipped with an effective muffling device. Excessive noise can prevent a vessel operator from hearing signals and voices.

  • It is illegal to modify the muffling system if the result is increased noise.
  • There may be federal and local regulations restricting vessels with an over-the-transom exhaust system.