Hi all, I just purchased a Sunfish for my boys and I (mostly them) to use at our place down on the Chesapeke Bay. This is our first sail boat but I have owned and operated power boats for many years. My older son is taking the small boat sailing merit badge at boy scout camp this summer. On to my question: I am having trouble finding out what safety equipment is needed to use this boat on the bay. My powerboat requires PFD's, signaling flares, fire extinguisher, horn etc... I know on the Sunfish we will need to have and wear our PFD's but what about the other stuff? As far as I can tell, the boat does not have to be registered since it does not have mechanical propulsion. I would appreciate any input from other sunfish owners with knowledge of the MD laws or if anyone can point me to where I can find the correct regulations I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks!