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EARLY OUT PHOTO & FLOTILLA 27 WELCOME

OPFAC Early Out patrolling Lake Sinclair
 
 

Welcome to United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 27 operating on Georgia Lakes Sinclair, Oconee, Jackson, Juliette, Tobesofkee and Blackshear. Flotilla  members devote hundred of hours each year on the inland lakes of Georgia in support of the United States Coast Guard: 

  • assisting boaters in emergency situations

  • sharing boating safety tips and information

  • performing Vessel Safety Checks

  • promoting Marine Safety and Environmental Protection efforts

  • developing partnerships with marine industry dealers 

As a member, you have the opportunity to be part of the action to help save lives, increase your skills, support the Coast Guard and serve your community.  If you feel strongly about the rewards of this type of service, the Coast Guard Auxiliary is for you!  Friends, neighbors and interested members of the public are always welcome to attend our Flotilla meetings.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

March 12, 2024 (Online)

April 9, 2024 (Online)

May 14, 2024 (Online)

June 11, 2024 (Online)

July 9, 2024 (Online)

August 13, 2024 (Online)

September 10, 2024 (Online)

October 8, 2024 (Online)

November 12, 2024 (Online)

December 10, 2024 (Online)

 

UPCOMING BOAT PATROLS AND BOAT CREW TRAINING

 

UPCOMING EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day: May 17, 2024

National Safe Boating Week 2024: May 18, 2024 - May 24, 2024

 

FLOTILLA NEWS

INTERESTED IN JOINING THE U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY? FLOTILLA 27 IS LOOKING FOR MEMBERS! FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT FLOTILLA 27 AND THE U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY, PLEASE REFER TO THE "WELCOME" SECTION. 

DON'T FORGET TO GET YOUR VESSEL SAFETY CHECK FOR 2024! PADDLECRAFTS ARE ALSO ELIGIBLE FOR A VESSEL SAFETY CHECK.

THE NATIONAL SAFE BOATING COUNCIL IS PROMOTING A NEW SOCIAL INITIATIVE: "WEAR IT OUT." FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT  THE WEAR IT OUT CHALLENGE, PLEASE CLICK ON THE "BOATING SAFETY" SECTION.

THE NATIONAL SAFE BOATING COUNCIL RELEASED AN ARTICLE AND INFOGRAPHIC REGARDING THE NEW LIFE JACKET LABELS. PLEASE CLICK ON THE "NEW STUFF" AND "BOATING SAFETY" SECTIONS TO LEARN MORE.

ON APRIL 1, 2021 A NEW FEDERAL LAW GOES INTO EFFECT THAT REQUIRES THE OPERATOR OF A BOAT WITH AN INSTALLED ENGINE CUT-OFF SWITCH (ECOS) TO USE THE ECOS LINK. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK ON THE "BOATING SAFETY" SECTION. 

ON APRIL 20, 2022 NEW FIRE EXTINGUISHER REGULATIONS GOES INTO EFFECT. THE REGULATIONS ARE REGARDING A CHANGE WITH THE EXTINGUISHER EXPIRATION DATES AND THE MINIMUM CLASSIFICATION OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS CARRIED ABOARD NEWER BOATS. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK ON THE "BOATING SAFETY" SECTION.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE ELECTED FLOTILLA COMMANDER AND VICE FLOTILLA COMMANDER OF FLOTILLA 27!

FLOTILLA 27 HAS SOME NEW MEMBERS. WELCOME TO THE CENTRAL GEORGIA LAKES FLOTILLA!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FLOTILLA 27 STAFF OFFICERS FOR 2024!

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HOLIDAY MESSAGE

FLOTILLA 27 WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR AUXILIARISTS FOR THEIR HARD WORK, AND CONGRATULATE THEM ON ALL THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. IN ADDITION, THE AUXILIARISTS OF 27 WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR BOATING AND PADDLECRAFT COMMUNITIES FOR THEIR DEDICATION TO SAFETY AND EDUCATION. WE LOOK FORWARD TO CONTINUE BEING A PART OF YOUR COMMUNITY IN 2024!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY! CELEBRATING 84 YEARS OF BOATING SAFETY, SECURITY, AND STEWARDSHIP.

HAPPY 13 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TO FLOTILLA 27! 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE U.S. COAST GUARD! CELEBRATING 233 YEARS. 

Flotilla 27 received the National Commodore's 3 Star Award for Diversity and Inclusion 2019.

Flotilla 27 received the National Commodore's 3 Star Award for Diversity and Inclusion 2020. 

Flotilla 27 received the National Commodore's 3 Star Award for Diversity and Inclusion 2021. 

Flotilla 27 received the National Commodore's 3 Star Award for Diversity and Inclusion 2022. 

Flotilla 27 received the National Commodore's 3 Star Award for Diversity and Inclusion 2023.