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  • Kicking the Flare Disposal Problem Down the Road

    August 2, 2017
    They’re not just hazardous waste; they’re explosive hazardous waste. We’re talking about out of date flares. Each year, the number of places that will accept expired flares for “free” continues to dwindle. Topping the list is the recent decision of the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary to no longer accept them, ... Read more
  • The Electronic Flare SOS Distress Light Aids Stranded Boaters After Motor Quits

    March 23, 2017
    The Electronic Flare SOS Distress Light Aids Stranded Boaters After Motor Quits Written by Averi Melcher San Diego, CA — During a relaxing evening viewing the San Diego skyline with six friends this summer, Captain Greg Potter’s boat became disabled, requiring aid from local vessel assist services in order to get back to shore. According to Capt. Potter, ... Read more
  • SOS Distress Light Saves Fishermen’s Lives in Gulf of Mexico

    March 23, 2017
    SOS Distress Light Aids Search & Rescue of Two Fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico As told to Cathie Trogdon, VP of Public Relations at Weems & Plath On Jan 5, 2017 Michael (31 year Army veteran) and a buddy with limited boat-handling experience departed Mobile, Alabama on an offshore overnight tuna fishing trip. The crew ... Read more