Why "Always Wear Your Life Jacket" Might Be Terrible Advice
Of course you should wear a life jacket, but it’s not as simple as just saying “always.”
12 Boating Safety Tips for Memorial Day Weekend—and Beyond
More people (newbies included) may be hitting the water this weekend than ever before. Here's how to stay safe while having fun out there.
17 Hours in Long Island Sound: A Survival Story (Video)
Hear how one man spent 17 hours fighting for his life after his kayak capsized in Long Island Sound.
Coast Guard Releases 2019 Boating Statistics Report
Boating fatalities down from 2018. Alcohol remains leading factor.
Coast Guard Urges Caution During High-Water Season
Simple preventative measures taken by boaters can make a major difference
Coast Guard Rescues Man From Disabled Sailing Vessel [VIDEO]
Fallen mast prevented sailor's escape from the elements. Airlift deemed necessary.
Woman Spends 37 Hours Adrift at Sea in a Dinghy (Video)
Lost on an Oar Returning from Shopping on a Greek Isle
USCG Requires Engine Cutoff Switches On More Boats
USCG fights the "Circle-of-Death" with new requirements.
Potential LED Interference With VHF, DSC, and AIS Communications (Video)
The USCG issues a Marine Safety Alert on this potential issue after numerous reports of degraded radio communication
Watch Over Me: the new CrewWatcher from Weems & Plath
This new device from Weems & Plath connects a waterproof beacon to your smart phone or tablet to keep an eye on all those aboard.