Coast Guard issues marine safety alert for parasailing operations

Coast Guard issues marine safety alert for parasailing operations
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Monday issued a marine safety alert regarding parasailing operations due to 11 passenger deaths and 52 passengers injured related to parasailing activities since 2006. “The Coast Guard expects licensed mariners to follow all regulations regarding safe vessel operations and has an expectation of parasail operators to follow established standards,” said...

Coast Guard Issues Marine Safety Alert

The Coast Guard issued the following Marine Safety Alert today. Mariner’s Safety Endangered when VHF Radio Distress Alerts by Digital Selective Calling lack location and identification information. United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Alert 04-11 September 1, 2011 Washington, DC googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); As the Coast Guard’s...