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National Safe Boating
National Safe Boating Week | May 18-24, 2019: The Safe Boating Campaign kicks off the weekend before Memorial Day with National Safe Boating Week and continues throughout the year with various events and activities.  Coast Guard Auxiliary flotillas will host events to highlight the importance of boating safety throughout the week leading up to Memorial Day weekend. The following list will...
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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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The Highwater 80L Gear Hauler is the ultimate companion for gear-intensive missions requiring protection from the elements. With 60L of dry storage space with roll-top closure, you can quickly throw in everything required for long-haul adventures. The collar on top provides a convenient 20L of additional storage when you want to keep dry gear separated from wet. Shoulder straps...
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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.  
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Learn How To Re-arm Mustang Survival Elite 28 Inflatable PFD If your inflatable 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. This video will show you how to re-arm your Mustang Survival Elite 28 Inflatable PFD. You will...
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,...
Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Baker's Haulover Inlet MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 39-foot pleasure craft Down Under with seven passengers aboard Saturday in Baker's Haulover Inlet after discovering multiple safety violations. After being notified of the vessel by Customs and Border Protection a Coast Guard Station Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law...
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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...
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...
Mustang Survival
  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...

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Critical Connections to Fall’s Toothy Critters

As waters cool during the fall, toothy critters – musky, pike, and walleye – enter into their annual feeding binge, devouring sufficient baitfish and...