Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: April Chizum

Good Samaritans play a crucially important role on the waterways. When a recreational boater needs assistance on the water, other boaters in the area can provide immediate assistance, mitigating further damage and saving lives. These good Samaritans are true heroes and often times go unnoticed.


itCG-several mariners assisted by Coast Guard and other rescuers

A missing boater was found yesterday morning after spending the night on his boat in South River, Massachusetts. The man was reported overdue by his father, which launched a search by local harbormaster and Coast Guard resources. The boater had […]


itCG-Good Sams to the rescue, BUI enforcement, pollution prevention outreach

Here’s to you Good Sams! Another great example in the news today of a pilot boat saving a life after a three hour search for a cruise ship passenger. Story here Over one-third of all boating fatalities are alcohol related. […]