Coast Guard to begin operations at seasonal air facilities in Muskegon, Waukegan

Coast Guard to begin operations at seasonal air facilities in Muskegon, Waukegan
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard Air Stations Traverse City, Michigan, and Detroit, located at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Mt. Clemons, Michigan, are scheduled to open their seasonal air facilities in Waukegan, Illinois, and Muskegon, Michigan, Friday, May 27, in order to provide increased search and rescue capabilities and faster response times throughout the Lake Michigan area during the summer...

Coast Guard reminds boaters to Wear it!

 Coast Guard reminds boaters to Wear it!
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard reminds boaters and all water enthusiasts to always wear their life jacket while on their boat or in the water. On this first day of National Safe Boating Week, the Coast Guard encourages all boaters to choose life jackets that fit properly and , most importantly, wear them. Every boater should know the following about life jackets: googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Boating season in full swing as Coast Guard concludes busy National Safe Boating Week

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Coast Guard units concluded a busy National Safe Boating Week and Memorial Day weekend along the western coast of Florida. During National Safe Boating Week and Memorial Day weekend, Coast Guard and numerous local law enforcement crews patrolled, conducted safety checks and watched for people boating while intoxicated or operating vessels in an unsafe manner. Coast...

Coast Guard Auxiliary to hold 3rd annual ‘Always Ready’ expo in Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla. – The Coast Guard Auxiliary is scheduled to hold their 3rd annual “Always Ready” Exposition Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the north VanWezel Theatre parking lot at 1101 Tenth St., Sarasota, FL 34236. As a kickoff to National Safe Boating Week and in honor of National Armed Forces day, this child-friendly, interactive expo showcases all of the “first responders”...

Northeast sees record deaths among boaters during 2010

BOSTON—Twenty-one recreational boaters and paddlers have died in the Northeast this year, the highest recorded number.

Coast Guard Emphasizes Boating Safety for National Safe Boating Week and Memorial Day Weekend

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – As thousands of boaters celebrate the beginning of the summer season, the Coast Guard emphasizes that the waterways will be even more dangerous and more difficult to navigate than usual. With Memorial Day weekend and National Safe Boating Week rapidly approaching, the Coast Guard asks the public to be more aware of their surroundings, including watching the weather, celebrating...

Coast Guard Auxiliary to participate in National Safe Boating Week

SEATTLE – Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12, located in Edmonds, Wash., the Coast Guard and the Edmonds West Marine, are hosting a National Safe Boating Week Celebration, Saturday, May 23, 2009, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the West Marine parking lot at 188 Sunset Ave.