Press Release- Boat Saftey Inspection

7/6/2018 12:00:00 AM


Sheriff's Office Hosts Free Boat Safety Inspections

July 5, 2018


The McHenry County Sheriff's Office, along with the McHenry County Conservation District (MCCD), and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), will be conducting free boat safety inspections on July 21st at D's Marine Service, Inc. The focus of this event is the safety and protection of all the boaters on the Fox Water Way. 

On Saturday, July 21st, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. members of the Sheriff's Office, IDNR, and MCCD will be at D's Maine Service, Inc., located at 3308 Waukegan Road in McHenry, to offer free boat safety inspections.  The inspections can be done in the parking lot with a boat that is trailered in, or at the docks with the boat in the water. 

 The event will involve an inspection of all the mandated equipment that is required for each vessel. A checklist and inspection report will be provided to each owner and/or operator. Citations will not be issued at this event for any inspection violations.

 The Y-NOT Project will be providing Skier-Towing Flags which are required for all operators towing persons on water skis and other devices. In addition, there will be limited amounts of free replacement equipment available for those not meeting the state requirements. Every operator will be provided one raffle ticket for door prizes, which will be drawn at the conclusion of the event. You need not be present to win. 


 Event Location:                                                        Date/Time:

D's Marine Service, Inc.                                             July 21st, 2018

3308 Waukegan Rd, McHenry, IL 60050                  10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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