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Boating 101: How to Call for Help During an Emergency

4/26/2021 by US Harbors

By US Coast Guard Office of Search and Rescue. A lot of mishaps can occur out on the water, but thankfully most are more inconvenient and embarrassing than anything else. But when lives are on the line – your boat is on fire or sinking rapidly with people on board,… SEE MORE

Paddling 101: Coast Guard Urges Labeling of Paddle Craft

4/22/2021 by US Harbors

SEATTLE — Reports of unmanned and adrift paddle craft continue to divert federal, state, and local response boat and air crews on hundreds of dangerous and costly searches that turn out to be false alarms. Since 2016, 13th Coast Guard District aircraft and vessels have launched on 746 individual cases of vessels… SEE MORE

International Boating and Water Safety Summit

May 17 - May 19

Global networking and education opportunity for anyone involved in boating and water safety. The International Boating and Water Safety Summit celebrates its 24th year with “Partnerships for Progress” – a close look at how recreational boating and water safety communities collaborate to save lives around the world. All from the comfort… SEE MORE

12th Annual Classic Wooden Sailboat Rendezvous & Race

Annapolis, MD September 11 - September 12

The popular Classic Wooden Sailboat Rendezvous & Race will be holding its 12th Annual event during the weekend of September 11-12, 2021 in Annapolis, Maryland. Past participating boats have ranged in size from 8-feet to 65-feet and come from as far as Canada and Australia. This fun gathering of classic wooden sailboats… SEE MORE