Coast Guard Rescue off Ocrakoke Inlet

VIDEO UPDATE: Coast Guard medevacs man, dewaters yacht 14 miles east of Ocracoke Inlet, NC [The Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man aboard a yacht, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, that…

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This sailing ship ventured up the Potomac River for the Blessing of the Fleet weekend and a crisp wind guided her into Breton Bay. See more and all about how…

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Coast Guard reminds people to stay off water after Hurricane Irene

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is urging residents and mariners to stay off the water Sunday and Monday after Hurricane Irene and to refrain from swimming at local beaches…

Coast Guard responds to lost, disabled sailing vessel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is responding Wednesday to a call from the lost operator of the sailing vessel Lancastrian, approximately 340 miles east of Atlantic City, N.J. The boat’s operator called the…

Almost Free Diving – Part II

Last month, I shared the most affordable way to start diving without expensive and complicated equipment. Free diving which is also called snorkeling is easy to do for anyone who…

Sometimes it time for Plan B

By Cap’n Larry Jarboe The Chesapeake The warm spell that we experienced last month in February almost convinced me to de-winterize my boat and head up to the warm water…