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Vessel operators may not hear sound signals or voices if the engine is not adequately muffled.

  • All vessels equipped with an engine must have a factory-type muffler or exhaust water manifold installed on the engine or another effective muffling system for noise reduction purposes.
  • The use of cutouts is prohibited except for vessels participating in permitted marine events.