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Boating Tips from a Seasoned Pro

By Petty Officer 1st Class Nick Ameen, PADET Atlantic City If you live in the Mid-Atlantic region, chances are you’ve been frustrated with the weather this past winter. Then it snowed … on the first day of spring! Now temperatures […]


An EPIRB is shown attached to a Coast Guard small boat.

Before your boat starts leakin’, register your beacon

Summer will be here soon and what better way to enjoy the great weather than on the water? A prepared boater should have all the proper safety equipment aboard, including life jackets, visual and audio distress signals, navigation lights, a […]


Finish medals for the 5k Run Around the Block.

Coast Guard to host Run Around the Block Safe Boating 5k in NC

During Memorial Day weekend, the Coast Guard is inviting runners of all skill levels to join in the Run Around the Block Safe Boating 5k. Hosted by the Coast Guard Cutter Block Island and Fort Macon State Park personnel, the run […]