Well, I'm glad that I didn't venture further off into these waters than I did. (pun intended) Clearly, there's much more to this than my initial answer included. My thanks to those of you who know more about martime law than I.
I'm a lawyer, but I'm not your lawyer. If you need some honest-to-goodness legal advice, go buy some.
Last edited by Spats McGee; June 11, 2012 at 08:57 AM.