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Welcome to the Flotilla 8-5, District 5SR Web Site

Flotilla 8-5 – Altavista and Lynchburg proudly serving 
Smith Mountain Lake and Central Virginia

 

Flotilla 8-5 is an active, all volunteer organization that assists the U.S. Coast Guard with civil responsibilities:
·Patrolling Federal and State waterways
·Conducting search and rescues
·Encouraging safe water practices
·Teaching free boating safety courses
·Providing boating safety information to marine dealers
·Performing free Vessel Safety Checks
·Verifying aids to navigation chart updating

Commander’s Corner:
FROM COMMANDER, FLOTILLA 8-5
If you have not already done so, Please take a FREE Boater Safety Class provided by Flotilla 8-5
We are conducting numerous patrols throughout the week to help boaters on Smith Mountain Lake
If you need our assistance, you can contact the SML USCG Aux SARDet at 540-721-3237
 
Regards,
Flotilla Commander
We receive special training, develop new skills,
and wear the uniform– a privilege and a responsibility.
“Semper Paratus” —Always Ready!