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Bailing Device

All vessels, not of self-bailing design, must have on board a bail bucket or mechanical means for pumping the bilge. Sailboards and PWCs are exempt from this requirement.

Spare Propulsion

Vessels less than 21 feet long must have on board at least one spare motor, paddle or oar. Sailboards and PWCs are exempt from this requirement.

Airboat Requirements

Airboats operated on the Great Salt Lake or its adjacent marshes/refuges must have on board a compass and at least one of: approved flares, a strobe light, or other visual distress signal.