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April 26: Flash Fiction Challenge

Nearly the end of April and at last the US Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay has plowed a path through the ice-locked Portage Canal that separates the… 15 more words


Coast Guard Officer Becomes Fourth Female Surfman Friday

SAUSALITO (CBS SF) — Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Krystyna Duffy became the fourth active female surfman in the service during a ceremony at Coast Guard Station Golden Gate in Sausalito Friday. 444 more words


Be safe out there!

I try very hard to be safety conscious and especially so when sailing.  Most of the time I’m sailing alone, in this case Momma Kitty… 483 more words

Salish Sea

Apps, Apps and More Boating Apps

With so many smart device applications available to you, where do you start?  Well here are a few of my favorites with some comments about each. 489 more words


When "Friends" Tempt You With Things You Don't Need - A USCG Themed AR Rifle

Like most newbies to Gun Culture 2.0, I mostly have guns for self-defense and, relatedly, mostly shoot handguns. I do have a Bushmaster XM-15 MOE that I bought when a friend worked at Remington (friends and family pricing!) and it seemed possible that I would not be able to buy an “assault rifle” in the future. 157 more words


USCG Vessels Reach Haddam

(East Haddam, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Ice breaking operations continue along the Connecticut River.

Three U.S. Coast Guard vessels are near the Haddam Swing Bridge along Route 82 to continue their work in trying to break up the ice jams. 88 more words


Covered Perspective: Lake Ontario.

I definitely am in love with lakes and oceans!  I seem to feel a lovely sense of calm when I am in and around water.  Having… 24 more words