Coast Guard Auxiliary to provide free vessel safety checks for recreational boats

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, working in concert with Coast Guard Sector Detroit, announces Wednesday that it will be offering free vessel safety checks throughout eastern Michigan, northwest Ohio and northeast Indiana during the months of May and June, 2012. Some recent safety checks resulted in Coast Guard boarding teams requiring mariners to return to port because of a lack of required...

Coast Guard forces to augment at Lake Isabella over long holiday weekend

LAKE ISABELLA, Calif – With the start of the traditional recreational boating season Coast Guard forces will join the U.S. Forest Service and the Kern County Department of Parks and Recreation and Sheriff’s Department on Lake Isabella this Memorial Day Weekend, May 29-30.