In honour and in recognition of my beloved father Henri Sylvio Vallée (1912-1999) who wanted to become a real Mountie.
In order to realize his dream, he positively influenced his son to become one with his father's vision and values.* * * * * * * * * * Honneur et Reconnaissance envers mon père bien-aimé Henri Sylvio Vallée (1912-1999) qui voulait être une Vraie Police Montée. Il a inspiré son fils positivement afin de réaliser son rêve avec les valeurs et la vision de son père.
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REAL MOUNTIE's Crew support and Salute ALL VOLUNTEERS of RCMP members and personnel across Canada who work tirelessly in their communities to transform the lives of Canada's youth at risk of BULLYING or PSYCHOLOGICAL VIOLENCE in Schools. The RCMP Foundation raise funds to develop local community programs in support of child safety, drug awareness, crime prevention, literacy, internet safety, anti-bullying, victim assistance programs and other initiatives.
WAKES... NO WAKES.... When passing in front of a Marina...
concerning wake effects, wake damage, and responsibility in Lake
Regarding one's wake, vessels over 0 Gross Tons are
specifically required by Title 33 CFR 164.11 to set the vessel's speed
with consideration for...the damage that might be caused by the vessel's
Further, there may be State or local laws which specifically address "wake" for the waters in question.
While vessels under 0 GT are not specifically required to manage their
speed in regards to wake, they are still required to operate in a
prudent matter which does not endanger life, limb, or property (46 USC
-CITE- 46 USC Sec. 2302 01/03/2012 (112-90)
-EXPCITE- TITLE 46 - SHIPPING Subtitle II - Vessels and Seamen Part A - General Provisions CHAPTER 23 - OPERATION OF VESSELS GENERALLY
-HEAD- Sec. 2302. Penalties for negligent operations and interfering with safe operation
-STATUTE- (a) A person operating a vessel in a negligent manner or interfering with the safe operation of a vessel, so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of a person is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 in the case of a recreational vessel, or $25,000 in the case of any other vessel. (b) A person operating a vessel in a grossly negligent manner that endangers the life, limb, or property of a person commits a class A misdemeanor.
Rule 2 - Responsibility
(a) Nothing in these Rules shall exonerate any vessel, or the owner,
master, or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to comply
with these Rules or of the neglect of any precaution which may be
required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special
circumstances of the case.
(b) In construing and complying with
these Rules due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation and
collision and to any special circumstances, including the limitations of
the vessels involved, which may make a departure from these Rules
necessary to avoid immediate danger.
which, among other things, could be unsafe speeds (Rule 6):
Rule 6 - Safe Speed
Every vessel shall at all times proceed at a safe speed so that she can
take proper and effective action to avoid collision and be stopped
within a distance appropriate to the prevailing circumstances and
Rule 5 - Lookout
Every vessel shall at
all times maintain a proper look-out by sight and hearing as well as by
all available means appropriate in the prevailing circumstances and
conditions so as to make a full appraisal of the situation and of the
risk of collision.
or completely ignoring your responsibilities as prescribed by the Navigation Rules.
As to whether or not a particular vessel is responsible for the damage
it creates is a question of law and fact that is best left to the
Courts. For more information, contact your local Marine Patrol or State
Boating Law Administrator:
NY Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation Marine Services Bureau Albany NY 12238-0001
Boat Accident Report Database Larry Migliozzi Marine Services Bureau Albany, NY 12238-0001 Phone: 518.474.0445 Fax: 518.408.1030
Boating Law Administrator Brian Kempf Marine Services Bureau Albany, NY 12238-0001
Enforcement Robert Williams Marine Services Bureau Albany, NY 12238-0001 Phone: 518.402.5626 Fax: 518.408.1030
VERMONT STATE VT State Police Marine Division 2777 St George Rd Williston VT 05495-7429
Boating Law Administrator Sgt J R Underhill 2777 St George Rd Williston, VT 05495-7429