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In 1993 the anchorage community initiated the first modern survey of vessels anchored in Richardson Bay. The current 2016 survey tracks all vessels for registration, real-time contact info, seaworthiness, ground tackle, and sewage disposal. This is an internal document that is used by the survey team and boat savers to actively manage the anchorage.

Private information is only shared with outside organizations or agencies by permission from owner or in the case of a safety hazard with an absentee owner who cannot be contacted.

As the sharing of this information requires trust, especially for a frontiersman privacy-loving community... Repeat... the information on the Demographic Survey is only shared with local agencies on a need-to-know basis for vessels which have been determined to be in imminent danger of dragging, sinking, or present a danger to life, the environment, or other vessels, and then only after genuine attempts to contact the listed owner.

Information is shared within the anchorage association to inform the boatsavers, seaworthiness check,

groundtackle, marine safety, and registration folks.

BoatSavers Demographic Survey

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