Gig Harbor, WA – May 16th, 2020 – It’s no accident that the National Safe Boating Week campaign coincides with the beginning of boating and fishing seasons. During this year’s campaign, May 16 through 22, boating safety professionals and marine law enforcement from around the State are increasing the emphasis on boating safety while encouraging people to have fun on…

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By Dione Lee Most cultures use storytelling or “lessons learned” as a teaching opportunity for passing on information gained from experience that is usually intended to keep the learner out of harm’s way. “This is what you never want to do and I am going to tell you why….many years ago, when I was a…

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Medical Emergency at Sea What do we do? What do we ask? If you boat, you should be current in First Aid, CPR/AED! If you aren’t, then now is the time to take a class, because stuff happens on boats; just sayin. I’m often asked how do I remember all the questions and checks for…

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Bravo Zulu to the Passengers and Washington State Ferry crew members who responded to the medical emergency on the Bainbridge Island Ferry run. BY KOMO NEWS REPORTER MATT MARKOVICH  BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. — Passengers and crew members on a Bainbridge-bound ferry came together Sunday night to save a man’s life. Passengers aboard the Seattle to Bainbridge ferry…

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