April 26, 2016

Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) from Coast Guard Sector Northern New England.  This deals with high intensity LED lights and how they can affect the the ability of of a vessel to keep a proper lookout and mask the running lights of a vessel.  Please read it.


MSIB 04-16 Forward-Facing LED Lights on Commerical Fishing Vessels


August 1, 2015

Annual Report from the Maine Pilotage Commission


Maine Pilotage Commission 2015 Annual Report


February 9, 2015

Due to the impending removal of buoy 14M off Monhegan Island, the pilot boarding area for vessels arriving at Penobsccot Bay from the west has been moved to 43-46.6'N 069-22.6'W.  The recommended route has been extended to the new boarding area.  Please click here to see the boarding area.


January 2015

Video produced by NERACOOS featuring Captain Gelinas and the value of the network of weather buoys off the coast of Maine.


March 2014

Oped in the Bangor Daily News on the need for dredging in Searsport.

January 2014

Oped in the Portland Press Herald on Sears Island.


January 2014

In Peril has been has been republished by Skip Strong and Twain Braden through Create Space (an Amazon company).  Click on the image to go to Create Space to order a copy of the book.  Use code FNX27C2M at check out to get 25% off.  It is also available through Amazon in print and kindle versions.





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