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CHESAPEAKE AREA PROFESSIONAL CAPTAINS ASSOCIATION

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RESOURCES

FOR YOUR INFORMATION...

Looking for information about a maritime-related subject? Click on the links below to explore our collection of Internet resources. You don't have to be a member to take advantage of this service. If you know of other sites that you'd like us to add to the list, please send the URL (website address) to communication@capca.net. Please note that CAPCA is not responsible for content on external websites.

Here's our list so far:

CAPCA TWEETS

CHESAPEAKE BAY

FAVORITE LINKS A TO Z

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

          EPA

          DHS

          MD DNR

INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS

LICENSING, MMC, LEGAL

MISCELLANEOUS

MOBILE APPS

NAVIGATION

NAVIGATION RULES

NOAA

ORGANIZATIONS

USCG GENERAL LINKS

        Recall Notices

        Safety Advisories (MSAs)

        Safety/Security Bulletins 

              (MSSBs)

        Small Passenger Vessels

VENDORS and SERVICES

WEATHER and TIDES


 

 

 

USCG Marine Safety Alerts

     or Advisories (MSAs)

 

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 12-17—Easy to Replace Recalled Kidde Fire-Extinguisher

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 11-17—Understanding Vessel Stabilit

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 10-17—Carbon Monoxide, an Unseen and Deadly Hazard

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 09-17—Leaky Lifejacket Lights

  USCG Marine Safety Alert 08-17—Know the Proper SSB/HF Radio Distress Channels

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 06-17—Prevent Fuel Spray Fires

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 04-17—Certificates of Documentation: Be Aware of Third Party Service Providers 

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 04-17—Shared Waterways: Know the Navigation Rules

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 03-17—Identify Suspect and Counterfeit Items

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 02-17—Failure to Follow Stove Instructions

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 01-17—Implement Safety Plans Properly

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 17-16Cooling Jacket Failures

    USCG Marine Safety Alert 16-16Correct Nuisance Alarms 

     USCG Marine Safety Alert 15-16Smartphone Safety Recall

     USCG Marine Safety Alert 14-16—Heavy Weather and Other High-Risk Towing

     USCG Marine Safety Alert 13-16Inspection and Maintenance of Inflatable Life Jackets

     USCG Marine Safety Alert 07-16—Inspecting Foam Life Jackets

    USCG Marine Safety Alert 05-16—Warning Against Chartering With Unlicensed Captains

    USCG Marine Safety Alert 04-16—Distressed Distress Signal 

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 15-14Accidental Release of CO2 System

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 14-14Pilot Ladder Hull Magnets: Designed for a Reason

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 13-14What You Can’t See Can Hurt You: Corrosion of “Duck” Boat Bilge Pump Discharge Piping

    USCG Marine Safety Alert 12-14Designed for a ReasonFuel System Modifications Lead to Fire

   • USCG Marine Lessons Learned 02-14Battery Weights Vary: Use Proper Replacement Parts on All Emergency Equipment

    • USCG Marine Lessons Learned 01-14It's the Seemingly Minor Items That Sometimes Can Create Catastrophe

    • NTSB Safety Alert SA-034Passenger Vessels: Stairway Hazards During Docking and Undocking

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 07-13 Parasailing Safety: Know Your Ropes

    • USCG Marine Safety Alert 07-14Slips, Trips and Falls, Not too Difficult to Prevent

     USCG Marine Safety Alert 06-14Don’t Let Unprepared Safety Equipment Determine Your Fate

     USCG Marine Safety Alert 05-14Overheating of Parasail Vessel Hydraulic Oil System

     USCG Marine Safety Alert 04-14Revere Lifejackets: Inadequate Snap Hooks on Models 198RT and 160RT

     USCG Marine Safety Alert 03-14Failure of Hand Portable Fire Extinguisher

     USCG Marine Safety Alert 01-14Compatibility of C02 Extinguisher Components

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•  FIELD TRIPS AND EVENTS

•  UP-TO-DATE-INFORMATION

          ON MARITIME TOPICS

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NEED A SPEAKER
FOR YOUR GROUP?

Yacht club, association or maritime organization?

Ask one of our Coast Guard-licensed captains

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We've set up a new CAPCA speakers bureau, with a group of captains who'll be happy to talk to your group on a wide array of maritime-related topics.

Click on this link for more information and a partial list of topics. Then fill out our form. We'll take it from there. 

CAPCA: Serving our members and the maritime public.

GOT A FAVORITE APP?

We're looking for more boating apps. Can you help?    

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Do you have a favorite boating app that you'd like to share with people who visit the CAPCA website?                                                     

Please CLICK HERE and fill out the form that pops up. We'll look over your suggestion and post it under MOBILE APPS in the RESOURCES column at the left-hand side of this webpage. 

Thank you!

Please note that CAPCA does not endorse or recommend the apps in this listing. We provide it for your information so you can decide if the app is right for your use.

 

MEET ONE OF OUR CAPTAINS

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CAPTAIN ALICIA TYRELL is typical of many of our members. She spent 15 years as a biotech products developer before deciding to switch careers and become a full-time captain. She earned her Coast Guard captain's license (a 100-ton master's for inland and near-coastal waters) in 2014 and now operates water-taxis year-'round for the Baltimore Water Taxi Company. In the summer, she also works as a part-time captain for other maritime companies. 

"Before I got my license, I was working so I could afford to spend more time on the water," she says. "Now I get paid to do that." See Alicia on the Patapsco River or come meet her and other captains at one of our monthly meetings. CAPCA meetings are public and you're welcome to attend.

Got a Coast Guard captain's license? Join CAPCA today and take advantage of the many benefits that our members receive.

NEED A CAPTAIN?

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BOAT-SHOW BUYERS, DEALERS, BROKERS, BOATOWNERS

Need a delivery captain?

We have 300 Coast Guard-licensed captains and a FREE online job-posting service.

Read HOW OUR JOB BOARD WORKS, and fill out the hiring form to place your ad. We'll notify our members immediately.  

CAPCA Resources

FOR YOUR INFORMATION...

Looking for information about a maritime-related subject? Click on the links below to explore our collection of Internet resources. You don't have to be a member to take advantage of this service. If you know of other sites that you'd like us to add to the list, please send the URL (website address) to communication@capca.net. Please note that CAPCA is not responsible for content on external websites.

Here's our list so far:

CAPCA TWEETS

CHESAPEAKE BAY

FAVORITE LINKS A TO Z

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

          EPA

          DHS

          MD DNR

INTRACOASTAL WATERWAYS

LICENSING, MMC, LEGAL

MISCELLANEOUS

MOBILE APPS

NAVIGATION

NAVIGATION RULES

NOAA

ORGANIZATIONS

USCG GENERAL LINKS

        Recall Notices

        Safety Advisories

        Safety/Security Bulletins

        Small Passenger Vessels

VENDORS and SERVICES

WEATHER and TIDES


 

 

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