The Importance of Life Jackets

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Boaters enjoy the feel of sun and spray. So it’s tempting to boat without wearing a life jacket – especially on nice days. But modern life jackets are available in a wide variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. Many are thin and flexible. Some are built right into fishing vests or hunter coats. Others are […]

Throwback Thursday – September 11, 2001

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sammy the Sea Otter honors coloring book contest winner in the Virgin Islands

Thursday, June 5, 2014

SAINT CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands − Sammy the Sea Otter, the U.S. Coast Guard Sea Partners mascot, made a surprise appearance honoring local student Joyce Contreras, the 2011 National Safe Boating Week coloring book cover artist, during the All Hazards Preparedness Expo in Christiansted on May 31, 2014   Joyce Contreras, a 5th grade student in […]

Warmer spring air is here, water temperatures remain dangerously cold

Friday, May 2, 2014

Darien, CT. — The Coast Guard Auxiliary is advising boaters who may be beginning their preparations to launch their boats that water temperatures remain dangerously cold. “One of the primary roles of the Coast Guard Auxiliary is recreational boating safety; with these temperatures, if not dressed for the environment, an average sized person will be […]

National Articles Wanted

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The US Coast Guard Auxiliary Public Affairs is soliciting articles, photos and videos for the “LIVE” blog. Articles must be of National Public interest and be less than 500 words long.  Please include photos, videos and other visual media. If you wish to send an overview of a proposed article, the editors will take a […]