itCG – kidnapping charges, hazardous duty, dangerous conditions, lucky to be alive

Yesterday, Coast Guard Compass reported that Guardians rescued a 3-year-old boy reportedly kidnapped by his estranged father. Today, we can report that the Coast Guard handed the father over to the FBI last night and the man appeared in federal […]


Small Craft Advisories and Boating Safety

Recently, the Compass received a comment asking what a small craft advisory means and what size of boats are considered small crafts. This is an interesting question, but it doesn’t have a real straight forward answer. For one thing, there […]