Friday, October 2, 2015
Repost from: USCG:Storm Center How do I prepare my boat, trailer or myself before a hurricane? If you live or boat in an area prone to hurricanes or heavy weather, know your local and national weather sources and monitor them continuously. Get into the habit of reading weather signs and monitoring the weather. Contact local marinas […]
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the death of Signalman 1st Class Douglas Albert Munro – the Coast Guard’s only Medal of Honor recipient. Douglas Albert Munro (October 11, 1919 – September 27, 1942) is the only member of the United States Coast Guard to have received the Medal of Honor, the United States’s highest military […]
Friday, September 25, 2015
This award recognize the Pilot (Aircraft Commander, First Pilot or Co-Pilot) and Air Crew/Observer who have accumulated the most aviation program flight hours in a calendar year. Pilot hours must be non-mishap hours; Air Crew/Observer hours are the total hours by an air crew member while serving as an Air Observer. The awards honor the […]
FAQ Friday: Is it required to have registration numbers on a 12-foot Jon boat with a 3 HP gasoline motor?
Friday, September 18, 2015
In general, all recreational vessels that are propelled by machinery must be registered in the state of their principal use. The exceptions are: Foreign vessels temporarily using waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction; Military or public vessels of the United States, except recreational-type public vessels; A vessel whose owner is a State or subdivision thereof, which […]
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Next week marks the beginning of fall. Remember to review fall boating safety guidelines. As we head into the fall boating season, closer attention to cold weather boating safety guidelines is a must. With the cooler weather comes colder waters! When the weather changes so should the type of lifejackets boaters use such as a flotation coat […]
Friday, September 11, 2015
Operation Noble Eagle Documentation Project – Attack on America September 11, 2001 and the U.S. Coast Guard. View the United States Coast Guard historic image gallery on this 14th anniversary, and never forget… Click Here to view.
Friday, September 4, 2015
Using the new USCG Float Plan can save lives and it’s offered free from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. Visit http://floatplancentral.cgaux.org/ and follow the instructions. Once you have completed the form, print it and leave it with a friend or relative before getting underway.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
NACON 2015 in beautiful San Antonio, TX on the Riverwalk is in full swing. Click Here to see event photos! NACON 2015 Full Schedule – Check out the NACON Schedule to view all planned activities Take advantage of the various workshops being offered to learn the latest information about Auxiliary programs and more. Interact with the topical […]
Monday, August 24, 2015
The Coast Guard Commemorative First Class Forever Stamp is now available at local Post Offices. The photographer, David Lau, an Auxiliarist, recently assisted the Coast Guard in recreating the Postal Service’s forever stamp commemorating the Coast Guard’s 225th Birthday in photographs and taking photos of USCGC JAMES underway from a CG Helicopter. Auxiliarist photographer Lau’s imagery […]
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Want to check out where you stand before a Vessel Examiner visits your vessel? Use the USCG Auxiliary Virtual Vessel Examiner to check your vessel by simply answering a series of questions. Click here to use that tool. Note that online tool only covers the state registered vessels and not documented vessels or Kayak’s and Paddle Boats. […]