All passengers are seated on cushioned bench seating throughout the cruise.
Although RUGOSA is equipped with a marine “head” (toilet facilities) for emergencies, our passengers are permitted (and encouraged) to use the restrooms available in the pier area just before and/or after the tour.
U.S. Coast Guard-certified as an inspected small passenger vessel and fully insured, the Rugosa is outfitted with modern safety, navigation and communication equipment that meets or exceeds U.S. Coast Guard regulations. On board are:
• Adult and child Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) for all passengers and crew
• Life ring
• Global Positioning System (GPS)
• VHF radio
• Cellular phone
Note: Captains without a U.S. Coast Guard license or vessels not properly equipped cannot be insured or legally operated.