United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 11-1 Clearwater, is offering the widely acclaimed “About Boating Safely will be held February 9th and 10th . ...

Who you gonna call when you’re in trouble on the sea? The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)! Secure communication and coordination between the USCG’s assets are needed to perform the service’s multifaceted missions ...

Miami, Florida, USA (November 19, 2018). Learn, build, grow…and win. This describes the latest evolution in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Lt. j.g. Nikole ‘Nikki’ Barnes and Lara Dallman Weiss’ Perfect Vision Sailing campaign to represent the U.S. in the Women’s ...

Three of a seven-strong group of teen and twenty-year-old students stood in the shallow end of the St. Thomas Swimming Association Pool, near Red Hook, St. Thomas. Each were outfitted in full scuba gear, including tanks, masks and fins, the ...

“People have been trying on and off the concept of selling food afloat in this area. It’s a tough business. You need to put a lot of skills together – mechanic, electrician, business person, sailor and chef.” There’s nothing better ...

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 ...

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 ...

Gut instinct has served U.S. Coast Guard helicopter pilot, Lt. Hector ‘Rafy’ Ramos, well. Last year, flying out of Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Ramos and his team successfully rescued a Virgin Islands’ woman floating in the water ...

If you’ve picked up this magazine, chances are you own a boat. But there are a number of non-boaters among our readership who we’ll call “boat curious.” These are people who are thinking about getting a boat but have yet ...

A VHF radio is a must-have on even the smallest of pleasure boats – more reliable than a cell phone and nowadays cheaper than one. Here's a VHF Radio How To ...

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 ...

Life floats and rigid buoyant apparatus need to be replaced by Inflatable Buoyant Apparatus or IBAs by January 1st 2015. ...

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 ...

New cutting-edge advanced direction-finding communications technology called Rescue 21 now allows the USCG to locate boaters in trouble and save lives and property at sea. ...

The US Coast Guard has continued to employ a sailing school ship, as have the naval and merchant services of many other nations, to train its future officers, called the Eagle. ...

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 ...