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Coast Guard to offer free vessel safety checks

Vessel Examiner Dee Lexandra of Flotilla 14-7 performs a vessel safety check at the St. Augustine Lighthouse ramp (Photo courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard)
Vessel Examiner Dee Lexandra of Flotilla 14-7 performs a vessel safety check at the St. Augustine Lighthouse ramp (Photo courtesy: U.S. Coast Guard)

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Flotilla 14-7 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, in partnership with St. Johns County, will offer free boat safety checks and pass out boating safety information on Dec. 10.

County officials and certified U.S. Coast Guard vessel examiners will be at the Vilano Public Boat Ramp for their last scheduled safety event for 2016.

To request a local vessel safety check at times or locations other than those already scheduled, click here.