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 […]

Adam Gibson stands beside his 20-foot Sea Ray fishing boat at his home in Townsend, Delaware.

A forgiving lesson in boating safety

Story and photo by PA3 Peter Hoey After concluding a routine fishing venture June 3, 2014, Adam Gibson headed toward Port Mahon, Delaware. As he steered his 20-foot Sea Ray boat, which he has owned for the past five years, […]

Coast Guard kicks off National Safe Boating Week in Annapolis, Md.

  Post written by PA3 Matt Masaschi Members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Maryland Natural Resources Police and the U.S. Power Squadrons sponsored a National Safe Boating Week kickoff event Saturday at the Annapolis City Dock in Annapolis, Md. The […]

Coast Guard Station Annapolis Md., hosts open house

Post written by PA2 David R. Marin Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Annapolis, Md., welcomed visitors during the station’s open house, Saturday. The station not only invited the community to visit but also asked local first responders to display some […]

Coast Guard Auxiliary kicks off National Safe Boating Week

 The Coast Guard Auxiliary conducts approximately 132,000 vessel checks and 86,000 marine dealer visits annually. The reason for the free, no fault safety checks are to help emphasize safe boating through education and awareness. All boaters are encouraged to contact […]