A Florida state lawmaker introduced legislation that would require officials to have probable cause before searching boats.
The Coast Guard enforces federal laws on the high seas and waters within U.S. territorial jurisdiction, develops and operates aids to navigation and maintains a network of lifeboat and search-and-rescue stations using surface vessels and aircraft.
The Coast Guard is considering a series of policy changes after a routine towing accident resulted in a sunken vessel and a death.
Thrilling the children who watched and waited on shore, Santa Claus delivered gifts from his helicopter sleigh to Coast Guard families in Rhode Island on the lawns surrounding the historic Warwick Lighthouse.
Members of the Coast Guard recently visited Bonnier Corp.’s headquarters in Winter Park, Fla., to emphasize boating safety awareness.
The National Coast Guard Museum Association launched a new social media initiative designed to collect and share personal stories of heroism and honor dedicated to the Coast Guard.
NEW YORK — Billboards flashed as thousands of selfie-snapping tourists brought Manhattan’s iconic Times Square to a metaphoric — and literal — standstill. Just a few feet from the gridlock was an event of similar excitement (albeit one with much more calm and order) — the annual Coast Guard Foundation fundraiser at the Marriott Marquis.
As many boat owners begin the annual task of winterizing and storing, the National Insurance Crime Bureau reports that watercraft thefts continue to drop.
Yacht brokerage web contract management system YachtCloser now provides members online access to Coast Guard documented vessel data, allowing brokers to verify important vessel and owner information while ensuring that accurate information is displayed on their contracts.
TowBoatUS Mystic — a 24-hour, on-water recreational boat towing and assistance company in Connecticut — was certified to assist the Coast Guard in search-and-rescue efforts.
Two weeks after two teenagers went missing during a fishing trip off South Florida, the Coast Guard confirmed that the one major clue in the boys’ disappearance is also lost at sea.