Take the SEARCH out of SAR

Did you know that your VHF marine radio is likely equipped with a technology called DSC, or digital selective calling, that can help rescuers take the “search” out of search and rescue? Ever wonder how that red “distress” button on […]


itCG-kayaker without a paddle, AMVER works, international outreach, oil spill cleanup

Here is another example of a life jacket and a cell phone likely saving a life at sea. A kayaker, who lost his paddle and could not get back to shore, was able to make one call for help before […]