Tag Archives: US Coast Guard

USVI Coast Guard Reauthorization Act Passed the House

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Governor John P. de Jongh, Jr. said Tuesday night that the 2014 Coast Guard Reauthorization Act passed the full U.S. House of Representatives this evening bringing the territory one step closer in its efforts to regain the yachting industry’s leadership mantle that …

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How to Buy an Older Boat

61’ Hatteras. Photo Courtesy of Bayport Yachts

The best day of your yachting life should be the day you buy your boat. In buying that boat though, you want to be sure you’re not going to become one of those unfortunate boaters for whom the second happiest …

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Know Your VHF Radio Etiquette

Andy at the helm with his VHF at the ready. Photo by Maria Karlsson

The ocean is accessible to anyone brave enough to meet the challenge. That is my favorite thing about boating. My least favorite thing: improper radio etiquette. A VHF radio is a must-have on even the smallest of pleasure boats – …

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Coast Guard Puerto Rico Win Award

Aids to Navigation Team Puerto Rico takes a group photo with Capt. Drew W. Pearson, Sector San Juan commander, after being presented with the Sumner I. Kimball Readiness Award August 15 2012 at Coast Guard Base San Juan. Photo: Ricardo Castrodad, Sector San Juan public affairs specialist

Coast guard aids to navigation team Puerto Rico have received the prestigious Sumner I. Kimball readiness award. Motorists may take traffic signs for granted and some yachtsmen may do the same with navigation aids. Yet, take these away and disaster …

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Oriental Boat Show Kicking off in April

Popular event builds on its previous success The annual In-Water Boat Show in Oriental, NC has gotten off to a remarkable start in its first three years, and organizers are looking to build on that success in the show’s fourth …

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An Eye for an Eye

There are certain issues that couples avoid talking about. Craig and I avoided until recently the subject of weapons on the boat and failed to discuss the issue before we set off as newly-launched cruisers on our Maiden Voyage: British …

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