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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...
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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 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.
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...
ARIPEKA, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 55-year-old man from a 25-foot boat Saturday approximately 1 mile west of Aripeka. Rescued was Jeffrey Statkus, 55, from Brooksville. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a 911 relay from the Hernando County Sheriff's Office at approximately 10:41 p.m., Friday stating Statkus ran aground and was in need of emergency assistance. A...
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...
MIAMI — The Coast Guard, with the help of a good Samaritan, rescued five people from the water Saturday approximately four miles east of Lower Boynton Beach, Florida. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report at approximately 9:24 a.m. of a 31-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard rapidly taking on water. Watchstander launched an Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

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