Coast Guard Station Gloucester to hold Safe Boating Day event

GLOUCESTER, Mass. – U.S. Coast Guard Station Gloucester will hold a Safe Boating Day event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 21, 2011 at their location on the waterfront. The event is help to promote safe boating awareness though demonstrations and informational booths. “The goal is to put all aspects of boating safety back in the public eye as we approach our spring and summer boating season,” said...

Coast Guard urges boating safety as temperatures rise across the Great Lakes

CLEVELAND – With recreational boaters preparing their boats to take to the waters of the Great Lakes, the Ninth Coast Guard District reminds Great Lakes boaters and paddlesport enthusiasts to take the proper precautions. Recently, Coast Guard units responded to incidents that showcase the importance of taking the proper safety precautions before heading out onto the water. Tuesday, Coast Guardsmen...

SWEET – It’s The Opening of Boating Season

SEATTLE — As the Pacific Northwest prepares to kick off the 2010 boating season, the Coast Guard would like to remind boaters to have a ‘SWEET’ time on the water.

Coast Guard reports decrease in Northeast boating fatalities in 2009

BOSTON — Recreational boating and paddling fatalities on waters of the Northeast’s First Coast Guard District have decreased for the second year in a row.

Coast Guard announces life jacket awareness campaign, seeks to reduce deaths

BOSTON – The North American Safe Boating Campaign, an annual campaign that raises life jacket awareness, kicks off with the North American Safe Boating Week Saturday, May 16, and runs through Friday, May 22.

Coast Guard reminds ‘think safety’ for boating season opener

SEATTLE — As the Pacific Northwest prepares to kick off the 2009 boating season, the Coast Guard would like to remind boaters to THINK SAFETY while boating.