USCG AUX- Flotilla 15-5

USCG AUX- Flotilla 15-5 Check out the all new Flotilla 15-5 website at www.a0851505.uscgaux.info We will balance our missions of Recreational Boating Safety and Coast Guard Support with Maritime Homeland Security and other challenges that emerge as a result of our growing understanding of changes required in the post-9/11 era.

Operating as usual

01/08/2021

Do you like boating? Enjoy being on the water? Would you like to help others learn how to be stewards of our lakes and rivers? Join the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and become an ambassador of safe boating.
To learn more about this and other exciting opportunities with the U. S. Coast Guard contact the Fort Smith, Arkansas Coast Guard Auxiliary at [email protected]

There is a saying among boat owners, "The two happiest days in a boat owners life:  The day they purchased their boat---...
10/22/2020
The Complete Checklist for Winterizing a Boat: Learn the Steps

There is a saying among boat owners, "The two happiest days in a boat owners life: The day they purchased their boat---and the day they sell it." It's the time in-between some tend to ignore. With cold weather coming have you winterized your boat? The following article gives you a check list to get your boat ready for winter.
https://www.fmins.com/blog/complete-checklist-winterizing-boat/

For a complete winterizing a boat checklist, see here. Our steps to winterize a boat are simple and will help protect your boat from winter elements.

Current Arkansas River flood conditions at Lock & Dam 14.
05/25/2019

Current Arkansas River flood conditions at Lock & Dam 14.

Current Arkansas River flood conditions at Lock & Dam 13.
05/25/2019

Current Arkansas River flood conditions at Lock & Dam 13.

02/02/2019
Dragon Boat Races 2017 🐉
10/07/2017

Dragon Boat Races 2017 🐉

Many thanks to Commodore Lawrence for taking the time and traveling to Fort Smith for training.  We greatly appreciate i...
03/18/2017

Many thanks to Commodore Lawrence for taking the time and traveling to Fort Smith for training. We greatly appreciate it!

USCG AUX- Flotilla 15-5
06/24/2016

USCG AUX- Flotilla 15-5

Fort Smith's Flotilla 15-5 members are deeply saddened to announce the untimely passing of our beloved Larry Alber. Larry passed away on the morning of Tuesday, June 21st. There will be visitation held at Edwards Funeral Home, 201 N 12th St, on Friday June 24 from 5:00-7:00pm. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, June 25th at 2:30pm, also at Edwards Funeral Home.
- Larry was a member of the USCG Auxiliary for over 25 years. He selflessly volunteered thousands of hours to the Auxiliary and his community, up until his death. He was an amazing man and will be tremendously missed.
- Flotilla 15-5 is planning a memorial boat flotilla from Fort Smith Park to the Garrison Ave. Bridge, via the Arkansas River, on July 9th at approximately 3:00pm. Additional details concerning the boat flotilla will soon be announced. We invite everyone who knew Larry to join us, as we pay respects to a remarkable man.

Fort Smith's Flotilla 15-5 members are deeply saddened to announce the untimely passing of our beloved Larry Alber.  Lar...
06/24/2016

Fort Smith's Flotilla 15-5 members are deeply saddened to announce the untimely passing of our beloved Larry Alber. Larry passed away on the morning of Tuesday, June 21st. There will be visitation held at Edwards Funeral Home, 201 N 12th St, on Friday June 24 from 5:00-7:00pm. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, June 25th at 2:30pm, also at Edwards Funeral Home.
- Larry was a member of the USCG Auxiliary for over 25 years. He selflessly volunteered thousands of hours to the Auxiliary and his community, up until his death. He was an amazing man and will be tremendously missed.
- Flotilla 15-5 is planning a memorial boat flotilla from Fort Smith Park to the Garrison Ave. Bridge, via the Arkansas River, on July 9th at approximately 3:00pm. Additional details concerning the boat flotilla will soon be announced. We invite everyone who knew Larry to join us, as we pay respects to a remarkable man.

USCG AUX- Flotilla 15-5's cover photo
06/22/2016

USCG AUX- Flotilla 15-5's cover photo

Beautiful day on the Arkansas River for some on the water training.
01/31/2016

Beautiful day on the Arkansas River for some on the water training.

Jodie
10/07/2015

Jodie

The Dragonboat Races are here, Oct 10th, 9am at Fort Smith Park, here's a pic of 2 teams making a practice run today, it's going to be a fun time for the family

Doing our part to help keep our waterways safer.
08/31/2015

Doing our part to help keep our waterways safer.

05/21/2015

With the flooding conditions on the Arkansas River, and more rain in the weather forecast for this weekend, the decision has been made by Commander Spears to cancel the Vessel Safety Check station in Fort Smith park on Saturday, May the 23rd, from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. New date, soon to come!

CANCELLED.Want a complimentary Vessel Safety Check decal for your boat to show others your keeping it safe on the water?...
05/16/2015

CANCELLED.

Want a complimentary Vessel Safety Check decal for your boat to show others your keeping it safe on the water?

Fort Smith's USCG Auxiliary - Flotilla 15-5 will be set up at Fort Smith Park on Saturday, May the 23rd, from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. We will issue free decals on your boat, upon approval from the examiner. Hope to see you there!

02/24/2015

Be sure and stop by our Safety Booth set up at Whit's Marine - Open House. We will be operating the Booth, on Thursday the 26th from 9-6, Friday the 27th from 9-6, and Saturday the 28th from 9-2:30. We hope to see you there!

Link to Whit's Marine page, below:
https://www.facebook.com/whitsmarine?fref=ts

Promoting boating safety at the Arkansas Tackle Hunting and Boat Show!
01/18/2015

Promoting boating safety at the Arkansas Tackle Hunting and Boat Show!

01/05/2015

Our first monthly meeting of the 2015 year is this Tuesday (01/06/15). Bring a pot-luck dish and enjoy socializing and dinner, at 6:30 PM. Or come for the business meeting, at 7:15 PM. Meetings are held at our Flotilla's Station, located at 3802 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith, AR, next to Tilles Park.

Never been to one of our Flotilla's meetings, or maybe you don't own a boat? No worries! We're always looking forward to showing off our facilities and answering questions. Hope to see you there!

USCG AUX- Flotilla 15-5's cover photo
01/05/2015

USCG AUX- Flotilla 15-5's cover photo

02/01/2011

****MEETING CANCELLED**** The Flotilla 15-5 meeting that is scheduled for tonight has been cancelled due to inclimate weather. Don't forget about the Open House (Station) - Recruiting Party coming up on the 12th of February.

01/30/2011

Come and join us at the 2011 Fort Smith Boat and Outdoor Show, TODAY from 9-5pm!

01/11/2011

Flotilla 15-5 will host the February 8th meeting of the Arkansas Canoe Club - River Valley Chapter at the USCG Auxiliary Station located at 3802 Grand Ave. next to Tillis Park. The meeting will start at 6:30pm. A swift water rescue video will be viewed during the meeting along with commentary on methods and techniques immediately following. Did I mention free pizza for members and guests attending?

02/21/2010

Hey USCG AUX Flotilla 1-5, in Bay Shore, New York, thanks for being fan! You've got some very nice features on your website: http://a0140105.uscgaux.info/index.htm. Keep up the good work!

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3802 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR
72904

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