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Coast Guard confirms three fishermen dead after boat capsizes near Yaquina Bay
NEWPORT, Ore. —  The U.S. Coast Guard confirmed Wednesday morning that three fishermen who were on boat when it capsized Tuesday night were killed. The Dungeness crab fishing boat, the Mary B II, capsized while crossing the Yaquina Bay bar Tuesday night in 12- to 14-foot seas, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard was able to recover one body,...
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued five fishermen Thursday after their vessel capsized 6-miles east of Pawleys Island. The fisherman contacted the Freedom Boat Club after the 22-foot vessel Salty Dog began taking on water. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were alerted of the distress by the boat club at 10:16 a.m. and dispatched a 29-foot Response Boat–Small...
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Guide to re-arming your Mustang Survival HIT (Hydrostatic) Inflatable PFD. If your inflatable Personal Flotation Device (PFD's) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) cartridge has been used during inflation, your PFD will need to be re-armed, meaning a new CO2 cartridge will need to be installed into the inflator mechanism. The video below provides step by step instructions on re-arming your PFD. You will...
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  Bellingham, WA – Mustang Survival®, the North American brand known for innovative solutions for the most demanding marine environments, has created a comprehensive Guide for PFD Inspection and Maintenance (available for download) for recreational boaters in recognition of National Safe Boating Week (May 19-25, 2018). As warmer weather spreads across the country, many are readying their boats to hit the...
Coast Guard warns mariners of no offshore radio communications along NC coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Sector North Carolina reported a loss of radio communication capability Thursday. The Coast Guard cannot monitor radio traffic offshore and is urging mariners to use extreme caution throughout the North Carolina Captain of the Port Zone. Mariners are reminded to check all safety equipment, carry a fully charged cell phone, and file a float plan with a friend...
Don't be a Statistic Fishing and Weather May be Warming Quickly, But Water is Still Cold When our weather begins warming and having nice days each spring, fishermen are ready to get back on the water.  This is true every year, but especially so when the Carolinas get rocked by cold snaps like they did this January.  I don't remember this...
Coast Guard warns mariners of no offshore radio communications along NC coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Sector North Carolina restored radio communication capabilities Friday. Repairs were completed at approximately 4 a.m. Friday.  An HC-130 Hercules airplane was launched Thursday night to monitor radio communications in the North Carolina Captain of the Port Zone until repairs were completed. To view the initial press release, click here.
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Today is 406 Day and that means it's EPIRB awareness day. EPIRBS generate a 406 MHZ signal that can bring rescuers to you when you're on trouble in the water. In conjunction with the right personal safety gear and reliable communications, EPIRBS and PPIRBS can help save your life.  
PFD INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE The best Personal Flotation Device (PFD) is the one you wear, but it can only save your life if it works. That’s why it’s so important to maintain your PFDs and to inspect them regularly to make sure they are in good condition and working properly. VISUAL INSPECTION BEFORE EVERY USE There are no rips, tears, excessive abrasion...

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Hatteras Village Offshore Open – Day 2 Highlights – Piracy –...

Hatteras, NC This is a recap video of Day 2 weigh-ins at the Hatteras Village Offshore Open. Angler Josh Brown on the Marlin Gull brought...