Five tips to stay safe on the water

Five tips to stay safe on the water
New Haven, Conn. – Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound’s Command Center watchstanders responded to a distress signal from a 42-foot pleasure craft that struck a submerged object on the Connecticut River May 3, 2013. The Coast Guard was notified when the vessel’s Digital Selective Calling (DSC) alarm that is integrated with the vessel’s VHF radio and GPS automatically sent a signal to...