Letter of Stability (Load Line Testing): ~ The State of TEXAS is now requiring that all boats 30 foot and above, used on inland waters for-hire purpose of ~
Inspected Passenger Service
Bed & Breakfast Houseboats on lakes
Excursion and Dinning Cruises, etc.
...must be examined for basic Safety Compliance Rules as well as have a "Letter of Stability" posted onboard.
What is a Letter of Stability? ~ Simply put, it is a document that states that a vessel is stable, safe and suitable for passenger service, have a Posted Maximum
Passenger Capacity and operated within certain parameters on inland TEXAS waterways.
What is involved in becoming State Compliant? ~ The vessel is thoroughly inspected for Safety Compliance and all U.S.C.G. compliance requirements. Measurements are taken of the vessel from top to bottom, fore and aft; using Simple Measurement engineering algorithm criteria CG-5397, buoyancy factors and passenger capacities - a special calculation meeting the specifics of your boat is incorporated into a "Letter of Stability" unique to your vessel is created and issued to be posted in clear view of passengers and crew at all times.
What Next? ~ Simply call us to discuss your needs and to make an appointment for us to come out and examine your vessel -
(210) 492-7143 Office/FAX (if there is no answer, we may be examining machinery inside an engine room - so please be kind enough to leave a short but detailed voice message). THX!
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Its the start of a new Boating Season. The lakes are all full. Start thinking about having your boat and engines serviced to have a worry free boating season.