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Vol. 2 No. 6

Coast Guard Ship Eagle

Sailing on
Eagle

More than 2 years after winning a berth aboard the U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle for my USPS Cooperative Charting work, I was excited to receive word from the ship’s executive officer, Lt. Cmdr. Michael Glander, that my voyage would finally begin. I would embark as a guest rider at more »

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The Ensign magazine

THE ENSIGN

 

THIS ISSUE:

  • Snubber’s harbor cruise
    As my husband, Peter, and I looked around Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco, we noticed our neighbors from C-gull Seeker taking more »

  • The Ensign writer snags top award again
    For the second time in 4 years, writer Marlin Bree has won the top Boating Writers International award for a featuremore »

  • Postgraduate Engine Maintenance
    After completing the 2 USPS Engine Maintenance modules in late May, I commissioned my 36-foot cruiser, .more »

MEMBERS CROSS PACIFIC TO SHOW SUPPORT

On 1 April, my husband, Ken, and I flew 11 hours from Los Angeles to Japan’s Narita International Airport to attend Tokyo Sail & Power Squadron’s Change of Watch. As members of District 13’s Costa de Oro Power Squadron, we wanted to visit the most far-flung squadron in our district After arriving, we boarded a more »

CG STATS POINT TO NEED FOR BOATER EDUCATION

USPS boating course graduates have fewer accidents and fatalities than other boaters, according to the latest U.S. Coast Guard boating accident statistics. Pointing to the importance of boating safety courses, the 2007 statistics also show that about 70 percent of all reported fatalities occurred on boats where the operator more »

NOAA SURVEY
NEEDS YOUR INPUT

Nautical chart provider OceanGrafix is conducting an online survey to assess recreational boaters’ awareness of the importance of updating NOAA charts and would like your input. Take the survey here. Results will be made available at a later date.