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All vessel engines must be equipped with an effective muffling device or underwater exhaust. Vessel operators may not hear sound signals or voices if the engine is not adequately muffled.

  • The noise level of any motorized vessel measured at a distance of 50 feet or more from the vessel must not exceed 82 decibels in a normal operating environment.
  • The use of cutouts is prohibited.