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Drukning ser ikke alltid ut som drukning

By |2017-05-18T15:29:49+00:00May 1st, 2013|Water Safety|

Translations: – English  汉语 – tiếng Việt – Español – Italiano –  Français – Magyar – Português – română – Deutsch – Suomi – Svenska –  Čeština – Русско -Íslenska – Nederlands – Audio Version Den nye kapteinen hoppet fra dekk, fullt påkledd og spurtet gjennom vannet. Som [...]

Cape Disappointment – Training Ground for Really Bad Days

By |2017-05-18T15:29:49+00:00April 29th, 2013|Boating Safety, Coast Guard, SAR|

The crew at USCG Station Cape Disappoint work in a place where heavy seas and surf aren't just possible, they are damned likely. The station's back yard is the Columbia Bar - one of the [...]

Update: Tough Mudder – Witnesses Describe Rescue as Slow / Disorganized

By |2017-05-18T15:29:49+00:00April 25th, 2013|Opinion, Risk, Water Safety|

(If you were there - please help:  A Call for Videos) A recent article by Andrew Metcalf at Patch includes witnesses describing the rescue efforts (or lack of rescue efforts) after Sengupta’s friends reported that he did [...]