Safety

A True Hero, Risking His Life For Others

An incredible video.  On YouTube it says, “Credit: Petty Officer 1st Class William Colclough | Date Taken: 07/24/2017 In this video provided by a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk crew, the captain of the fishing vessel Grayling jumps into the water to rescue two of his crewmen after […]

Three Jump Ship to Avoid Crash!

While this happened earlier this year it’s worth looking again.  This could have been so much worse.  Scary moments.  The video says, “A salmon fisherman who abandoned ship by leaping into the frigid waters of the Columbia River last summer — an instant before another motorboat crashed into his — […]

Boat Rescue: Could Have Been Worse

This video is about a boat rescue at the Jupiter Inlet on March 4, 2018. This boat had lost it’s power going out the inlet trying to view the tremendous waves. They ended up getting way too close to the action and needed rescue.

Boarded by USCG for Safety Insection

What’s it like to get a safety inspection by the U.S. Coast Guard? Here’s a video of one boater’s experience. While in the Keys we were boarded by the Coast Guard to do a routine boat check. This check includes going through safety equipment and checking for illegal fish. To […]

Rescue Beacon Saves Canoist

From “Stuff”:  Rescue services said a man “saved himself” by activating an emergency beacon on his home-built canoe. A Northland Emergency Services Trust helicopter found the severely hypothermic 57-year-old Hamilton man clinging to his capsized canoe about 9pm on Wednesday. The Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand said had the […]