Coast Guard missions in doubt as aging ships wear out – chicagotribune.com.
The weather has been improving greatly, and summer is just around the corner. Now would be a good time to do a safety inspection of your vessel and make sure it’s ready to head out on the water.
There’s a cruise ship visiting Santa Barbara. Great photo op. The weathers nice, so if you’re in the area, bring a camera and enjoy the day.
This Marine Map is fun to use. Long Beach, CA was added to the “Areas” section on the left vertical menu and was able to view Cargo Vessels, Tankers, and Tug, Pilot boats. Then, I clicked on Satellite on the top right corner and it was instantly displaying the coastline in the rich blue ocean … Read more
Check out Planet in Action Ship Simulator. The video is pretty cool! Click on Harbor News page “Planet in Action Ship Simulator” if the first link doesn’t work.
Cruise ships have been in the news a lot lately. Between running aground and engine fires, they have their risks. It’s important to be vigilant and prepared, because as much as we think we’ve mastered the seas, the truth is we’re at the mercy of nature, not to mention accidents and mechanical failures. Understanding this … Read more
Just a quick thanks to the men and women in the military. We hope that many of you are headed home soon.
This USS Milius is visiting Santa Barbara, California. Ship tours will be held from November 12th – 14th. You may make reservations for a public tour by calling Sea Landing @ 805-963-3564. For more information see the Santa Barbara Navy League website.
News reports indicate that the east coast got covered in snow, and lost power for millions. The power could be out for days. Looks like winter has arrived early for them. On this note, I’d like to remind people to be prepared. It’s not too early to prepare your vessel for the winter months. Be … Read more
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