New Jersey Coast Guard ready for colder air, water temps

New Jersey Coast Guard ready for colder air, water temps
When a call for help is relayed to a Coast Guard station watchstander, the duty crew must have a response boat launched in less than 30 minutes. Before a Coast Guard boat leaves the pier, the crew must learn where they need to go, gear-up, warm the boat’s engine, and verbally assess the risk of their mission. Coast Guard responders are efficient in ensuring a quick response to a call for help, a...

Coast Guard Offers Fishermen in Northeast Training in Vessel Stability

BOSTON — The Coast Guard is offering six special training sessions on fishing vessel stability to fishermen in the Northeast United States this October.