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Boat Safe. Boat Sober.

Operation Dry Water will include increased patrols, breathalyzer tests and boater education.

Click the above image to see a video on Operation Dry Water. What is one of the leading contributing factors in fatal boating accidents? Alcohol. Just like being behind the wheel of a vehicle while intoxicated, the consequences of boating under the influence are deadly. Alcohol can impair vision, coordination, balance and judgment. All of

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A Sobering Reminder: Operation Dry Water

VALLEJO, Calif. - Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Jack, a marine enforcement specialist at Training Team West, breathalyses a volunteer as part of boating under the influence training for the boarding officers at Coast Guard Station Vallejo, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. Boarding officers received three hours of refresher classroom B.U.I. training and then opportunity to apply their training on volunteers. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Pamela J. Manns.

Petty Officer 1st Class David Ramsey, a boatswain's mate at Station Cape Disappointment, Wash., encourages recreational fishermen to stay safe on the Columbia River near Hammond, Ore., during Operation Dry Water 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nate Littlejohn. Whether you’re behind the wheel of a vehicle or behind the wheel

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Operation Dry Water – Boat Safe. Boat Sober

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Crewmembers from Station Portsmouth, Va., conduct a simulated field-sobriety test during a boating under the influence enforcement demonstration Tuesday, June 23, 2009. (U.S. Coast Guard photo / Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Jones) For the second year in a row, Operation Dry Water hits America’s waterways this weekend, June 25-27. Operation Dry Water is

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Guardians of the Week – Coast Guard Station Wachapreague

Coast Guard small boat Station Wachapreague This week, the Guardians of the Week come to us from the Sector Hampton Roads area of responsibility. We are honoring the members of the Coast Guard small boat Station Wachapreague for their dedication to duty during Operation Dry Water. As the smallest unit in the Sector’s area, Station

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itCG-the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force, Navy & Coast Guard cross train, sea scouts rescued, Operation Dry Water yields results

Coast Guard members from Stations Vallejo and Rio Vista on scene with the Farallones in Suisun Bay near Concord, Calif. Yesterday afternoon, Coast Guard responded to a distress call that the 85-foot sea scout training boat, Farallones, was taking on water near Suisun Bay in Northern California. All 27 kids and two of the adults

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itCG-Good Sams to the rescue, BUI enforcement, pollution prevention outreach

Here’s to you Good Sams! Another great example in the news today of a pilot boat saving a life after a three hour search for a cruise ship passenger. Story here Over one-third of all boating fatalities are alcohol related. So, if ya didn’t know… it’s illegal to operate a boat under the influence of

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