Tag: boating

National Safe Boating Week 2015: Float plans

Filing a float plan

Why should you take the time to prepare a float plan? The answer is simple… there are just too many facts that need to be accurately remembered and ultimately conveyed in an emergency situation.

10 safe boating gifts for Cyber Monday

Life Jacket

If you’re taking advantage of today’s Cyber Monday bargains, why not embrace the spirit of giving and turn your holiday gift into something that makes your loved one safe all year round? The holidays are a perfect time to remind your friends and family to boat responsibly and arm them with safe boating essentials. Whether they are a first-time boater or a sailor with decades on the water, it is important to encourage your loved ones to boat responsibly.

National Safe Boating Week 2011

I wear mine life jacket

This past Saturday marked the start of National Safe Boating Week 2011. It is no coincidence that this week, focused on educating boaters about the latest safe boating practices, takes place in the days leading up to Memorial Day weekend, the traditional start of the recreational boating season. Whether you plan to spend the summer sailing,

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itCG- Cadet makes history, Blue Angels overflight, missing boater, crash test dummies

Post written by Bob Hopkins For Cadet 1st Class Jacqueline “Jackie” Fitch, being chosen the Corps of Cadets Regimental Commander has more significance than just leading the Coast Guard Academy’s 970-plus-member corps and being the top student voice in administrative affairs, but also trailblazing a new path as the first black female to hold the

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