Tag: Mike Morris

USCG Auxiliary offers Sitkans a chance to try their own lifejackets

The Coast Guard Auxilary in Sitka is holding a couple of safety events: A life jacket practice session at the Blatchley Pool, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, when residents are invited to try out their personal flotation gear (participants are welcome to wear clothing in the pool, but it must be clean); and free courtesy exams for trailered recreational and charter boats noon - 4 p.m. April 21, in the Sitka High parking lot. Read More

Boating class teaches beginners and salts to manage the unexpected

"Suddenly in Command" is a boating safety class tailored for students who don't plan on being in charge of a vessel during an operational emergency, but might be in that role nonetheless, if the captain or operator is somehow incapacitated. USCG Auxiliary Sitka Flotilla member Mike Morris has taught the class for ten years. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, upstairs in the Masonic Lodge (above the furniture store at the roundabout). Read More

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