Document Type

Other

Publisher

Maine Sea Grant College Program

Publication Date

2-2013

Publisher location

Orono, ME

Publication Number

MEU-G-13-006

Abstract/ Summary

According to maritime law, once tourists step on your fishing boat or visit your aquaculture site, they become passengers for hire, you are responsible for their welfare, and issues of liability and insurance become extremely important. This fact sheet outlines "duty of reasonable care," maritime liability, jurisdiction, liability, and insurance as they apply to fisheries tourism businesses.

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