2015 Videos of the Year: Burning boat survivor meets rescuers

We are pleased to announce the 2015 nominees for Coast Guard Video of the Year. We’ve selected the top 10 videos, the best of the best, as this year’s nominees. Now, we need your help in deciding the top Coast Guard video for 2015!

When a man’s sailboat caught fire 69 miles from Hudson, Florida, a Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, rescued him and his dog, Evi. The man discusses his actions and his gratefulness to the crew for having his back in the final video of this year’s top 10 competition.

The 2015 Coast Guard Video of the Year contest starts Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015 and ends Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. The first video nominee will debut here on Compass, along with Facebook and Twitter beginning Dec. 22, with a new video released each day through Dec. 31. All of the videos can be seen on the Coast Guard YouTube channel beginnig on Dec. 22. You can vote for your favorite videos by liking them on Facebook or YouTube, via retweet and favorite on Twitter or commenting below.

The winner will be announced Jan. 4, 2016, on Coast Guard Compass and our Facebook page and we can’t wait to hear from you, our fans, which is your favorite!

Let us know if you have any predictions for the winner!

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