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Press Release | May 18, 2023

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Coast Guard to kick off National Safe Boating Week

Editor's Note: Media are requested to RSVP by 6 p.m., Friday, to the Coast Guard public affairs detachment Jacksonville office at 786-449-4059.


WHO: Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay and Coast Guard Station Mayport crews invite media to attend an event to promote National Safe Boating Week.


WHAT: Coast Guard crews will provide information on safe boating practices, how to remain clear of Naval vessels being escorted by the Coast Guard and will conduct a search and rescue demonstration to include a helicopter rescue swimmer deployment demonstration by a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah aircrew.


WHEN: Media are requested to arrive by noon, Saturday, May 20, 2023


WHERE: Fernandina Harbor Marina, 3 S. Front St., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034


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