Cast off in 2019 with a FREE Vessel Safety Check from the Coast Guard Auxiliary

FREE Vessel Safety Check on Saturday, April 27 at the Mount Vernon Yacht Club, or Saturday, May 4 at the Alexandria City Marina.

Flotilla 25 08 VSC (Photo by John Stevens USCG Auxiliary)

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA – Whether you own a powerboat, sailboat, jet ski, or paddle craft, increase your chances of enjoying a mishap-free season on the water this year with a free Vessel Safety Check from the Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Mount Vernon Flotilla on Saturday, April 27 at the Mount Vernon Yacht Club, or Saturday, May 4 at the Alexandria City Marina.

You can also schedule a Vessel Safety Check for other days and other locations by contacting Steve Rybicki at sjrybicki@gmail.com; Tel: 703-887-0415.

During the Safety Check, a Flotilla examiner will discuss the purpose of specific marine safety equipment, clarify various federal and state regulations, explain nautical safety procedures, and answer boating related questions. What a great opportunity to increase your safety and that of your passengers!

Learn more about Vessel Safety Checks and what is required to have your boat pass successfully by visiting http://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=054-25-08&category=vessel-examinations. Coast Guard Auxiliary Photo by John Stevens.