10/28/2013 1:52:00 PM
Effective April 13, 2014, the federal government will no longer print lithographic nautical charts.
9/11/2013 2:33:00 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard's Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety Wednesday announced the release of the Propeller Guard Test Procedure report, intended for use by developers of propeller guard devices and independent third party testing entities to test propeller guard products in a consistent and repeatable manner.
7/3/2013 11:31:00 AM
Currently the National Vessel Documentation Center (NVDC) is operating with an approximate 4 month backlog on Recreational Vessel Initial and Reissue/Exchanged Certificate of Documentation.
7/1/2013 4:48:00 PM
On the water, safety is priority number one. As part of their preparations, boaters need to make sure that they have the latest NOAA nautical charting calendar on hand to avoid groundings or accidents while navigating along the coast. With modern technological advancements, obtaining the
latest charting calendar is easier and more important than ever.
6/27/2013 10:07:00 AM
Composite tanks have been very popular with cruising boaters and Rivers since they are lighter than metal tanks, are rust-proof, and are translucent so that one can see how much propane is left in the tank. This recall is for only composite tanks made by Lite Cylinder (10#, 20#, 25#, 33#) due to increasing failure rates (leaking), among other problems cited in the notice.