Boating fatalities down from 2018. Alcohol remains leading factor.
Of course you should wear a life jacket, but it’s not as simple as just saying “always.”
Simple preventative measures taken by boaters can make a major difference
Fallen mast prevented sailor's escape from the elements. Airlift deemed necessary.
Lost on an Oar Returning from Shopping on a Greek Isle
USCG fights the "Circle-of-Death" with new requirements.
The USCG issues a Marine Safety Alert on this potential issue after numerous reports of degraded radio communication
This new device from Weems & Plath connects a waterproof beacon to your smart phone or tablet to keep an eye on all those aboard.
USCG Atlantic area historian, William H. Thiesen, Ph.D. recalls the heroic rescue of the Cutter Escanaba shortly before her sinking.
Understanding how your EPIRB works and how to operate it is better to do before disaster strikes.