The proposed change to By-law ARTICLE VIII, Par. 5 to add item vii. Shown in bold type.
5. PORTABLE EQUIPMENT
i) Ground tackle shall be fluke-type anchor weighing not less than 1.8 Kg (4 lbs) with 15.24 M (50 Ft) of line attached. Variation may be made only by specific permission from the Chief Measurer when local conditions dictate.
iii) Bucket with a capacity of one gallon
iv) Throw-able like preserver or cushion with an attached whistle
vi) other life-saving equipment as required by government regulations.
vii) A towline solely dedicated to towing and/or anchoring and readily available at all times. Line must be at least 15.24 M (50 feet) long with a minimum diameter of 9.54 mm (3/8 inches) and a minimum breaking strength of 1632.95 KG (3600 Lbs).