Trojan Jones Act Restrictions

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Misty
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Trojan Jones Act Restrictions

Post by Misty » Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:19 am

Here's a topic that I'm surprised search didn't reveal:

Since some hulls Trojan made clearly say MADE IN CANADA does that mean we have Jones Act restrictions? Say, if we want to run a charter biz, booze cruising, kayak mother ship etc...?
Are we breaking the law???? Or grandfathered out of the regulation?

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Re: Trojan Jones Act Restrictions

Post by prowlersfish » Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:03 am

If you are documented and they allowed you document the boat for trade then I see no issue . I know of some boats that have done just that. I believe smaller boats its not much of a issue like a ship . But please don't take that as fact Reading the USCG site is confusing

WHY AND HOW IS BUILD EVIDENCE ESTABLISHED?

Evidence that a vessel was built in the U.S. is required for a vessel which is to be used in the fisheries or coastwise trade. Build evidence is normally established by submitting a Builder's Certification on form CG-1261. That form must be completed by the person who constructed or oversaw the construction of the vessel or an official of the company that built the vessel who has examined the records of the company to determine the facts of build. The Original Builder's Certification or Facts of Build Letter must be presented with your submission. A copy will NOT be accepted.
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Re: Trojan Jones Act Restrictions

Post by Misty » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:18 am

Well, I know they register USCG Taiwanese trawlers here. They don't like screen that I believe. But the act strictly states foreign built vessels carrying passengers or engaging for profit is a crime. There is a local maritime lawyer trying to convince the world that this is a big deal :roll: No Canada built boats engaging in charters, etc... in US waters...period. .. although I hear enforcement is a very different matter. I can call the OOD at USCG.

from maritimelawceter

The use of foreign owned or foreign built yachts in a commercial application is strictly prohibited. However, foreign built and owned yachts may operate in U.S. waters for pleasure and non-commercial purposes.

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Re: Trojan Jones Act Restrictions

Post by prowlersfish » Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:45 am

http://www.maritimelawcenter.com/html/t ... s_act.html


One thing it leaves out , is 6 passengers or less do not need to be inspected vessels . More the 6 you do and that is a very big headache I don't think you want to deal with . BTW do you have your capts lic ?
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Re: Trojan Jones Act Restrictions

Post by Misty » Thu May 10, 2018 12:18 pm

No, but of course I would get that if I went through with this, at least the six pack. I'm not really considering it but was told if I did I can't with a Canadian made vessel.

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