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Free safety workshop for commercial fishermen

...skills, emergency radio beacons, maydays, man-overboard recovery, fire fighting, immersion suits, personal flotation devices, emergency drills, helicopter rescue, life rafts and abandon ship procedures.The workshop meets the training...
Alaska Editorial: Making good decisions on the water

...unsuccessful, but there are six people who lived to fish another day.Thankfully, all six people were wearing personal flotation devices. A life jacket doesn't guarantee survival, not in the Kenai River's cold waters and dangerous currents, but...
A special thanks to friends with flotation

...cold water longer than his self-interest would dictate. Del, Wayne and Tom worked a large, diverse gathering of flotation devices in and around the port stern area, managing somehow to secure them in place with a complex web of line. Marge assisted...
Police and fire for June 18, 2013

...of violations / No personal flotation devices for youth under 13 years of...vessel without wearing personal flotation devices. Investigation showed Bodell...vessel without any personal flotation devices. Bodell was given a $160 fine...
Local students asking: Why do we live here?

...generations to receive ancient knowledge. The lesson drew parallels between modern examples of rockers, forward flotation devices, wave blocking devices and bulbous bows to study Tlingit mastery of displacement, density, work efficiency, navigation...
On the Trails: Meandering in the meadows

...parent plant. Examples include bedstraw, avens and some grasses. And plants that grow in water sometimes have flotation devices (but how do pond lilies and buckbean seeds get from one muskeg pond to another?).There are many plants, however...
Photo: Tide Gauge Painting

The students are wearing Personnel Flotation Devices provided by the U.S. Coast Guard's "Kids Don't Float" program. The students received a lesson on marine safety prior to going down to the Marine Park floating dock to paint the number on the tide gauge.
Photo: Practical math

Coast Guard Capt. Michael Cerne teaches the importance of personal flotation devices and vessel safety last Friday to sixth-grade advanced math students at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. When asked if they go...
USCG safety equipment regulations

...materials. Sound off on the important issues at Personal Flotation Devices (PFD) All recreational boats must carry one wearable...of Numbers Registration/Documentation Personal Flotation Devices Visual Distress Signals (VDS) Fire Extinguishers...
Neighbors Digest

...Association and includes boating safety, ice safety, survival kits, hypothermia prevention, a review of personal flotation devices, distress signals and land survival. Cost is $100. Academic credit is available for an additional fee. For information...


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