Coast Guard assets from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay and the Coast Guard Auxiliary in Philadelphia enforce a safety zone for the parade of sail for Sail Philadelphia 2018 as tall ships from around the world transit the Delaware River in Philadelphia, May 24, 2018. Ships will be docked along the Delaware River Waterfront from Market Street to the end of the Penn’s Landing Marina. Photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Micallef

Sail Philadelphia 2018

Photo story by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Micallef Weeks of planning and preparation come to fruition as members of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay prepared for the arrival of this year’s tall ships. Cannons boomed and spectators cheered as tall ships from […]


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 […]