Vil's daughter Jenna Weszt, and Charlotte Langill featured in news article. Go team!
Here's the link to the video:
Once you have your boat boarded and checked by the Coast Guard, keep the receipt. You can show this to them the next time you are approached so you can skip the whole darn thing. Only have to do it once per season!
Be prepared to be boarded, resistance is futile. Mostly, be safe!
Here's a link to a Coast Guard equipment checklist: