Coast Guard Urges Recreational Boaters to Be Aware of Boating Safety Laws

SAN PEDRO, Calif. -In light of recent near misses and the start of the 2009 boating season, the Coast Guard will be increasing the enforcement of small vessel navigation rules. There have been several recent near misses in and around the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach which were the direct result of dangerous maneuvers by small craft impeding the movement of large commercial vessels. Reports...

Boaters safety emphasized at Coast Guard conference

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – The Coast Guard will host a boating convention and safety conference, Tuesday, at the Traverse City Holiday Inn on Front Street and will be deploying a mass casualty raft in West Bay at 11:15 a.m. as part of a demonstration.