Changes to Fire Extinguisher Requirements for Recreational Vessels

Don’t be caught unaware this summer! The US Coast Guard has changed their requirements for fire extinguishers, effective April 20, 2022. The change details fire extinguishers older than 12 years from the manufacture date are no longer considered good and serviceable and should be replaced with a newer fire extinguisher. This includes both disposable (non-rechargeable) and rechargeable fire extinguishers.