Coast Guard reminds boaters to stay safe in wake of recent close calls

Coast Guard reminds boaters to stay safe in wake of recent close calls
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – In the wake of numerous recent emergencies on the water, the Coast Guard is reminding mariners to play it safe. “Just a few simple practices can keep most mariners out of trouble at sea,” said Capt. Gregory Case, Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg’s commanding officer. Make sure a friend or relative knows your float plan. A float plan states where you...