Coast Guard to Promote Boating Safety at Sea Fair in Redondo Beach

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. The Coast Guard will join the public and members of the King Harbor Yacht Club for a day of fun with an emphasis on boating safety for this year’s “Sea Fair” Boating Safety Open House on Sunday May 31 2009 from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Not wearing a life jacket is like playing Russian Roulette with your life

LOS ANGELES – This past weekend the Coast Guard and other rescuers searched the waters about 100 feet from a breakwater in southern California for a man who fell overboard from a small boat. The man was not wearing a lifejacket. Unfortunately stories like this are not that uncommon, boaters and their passengers unexpectedly find themselves in the water all too often. Some survive and unfortunately...