The Coast Guard reminds boaters to stay safe during New Year’s Day weekend

The Coast Guard reminds boaters to stay safe during New Year's Day weekend
TAMPA, Fla. — The Coast Guard reminds Florida boaters Friday to exercise caution and to boat safe while enjoying New Year’s Day weekend. The Coast Guard urges boaters not to launch or use fireworks aboard a boat as they can be mistaken as a sign of distress and needlessly attracting Coast Guard and other rescue resources. “Every New Year’s Eve, Coast Guard personnel receive and respond...

Coast Guard Sector Juneau reminds boaters to prepare for trips in Southeast Alaska

Coast Guard Sector Juneau reminds boaters to prepare for trips in Southeast Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau emphasizes the importance of being prepared to safely enjoy the waters of Southeast Alaska during this spring boating season to enhance boater safety and prevent boating accidents. Harbors all around Southeast are abuzz with both recreational and commercial boaters setting their boats in the water and getting them cleaned up for summer fishing expeditions...