The U.S. Coast Guard
budget cuts and manpower shortages, they've always been there when
we needed them, and never more than on September 11. In a city that
is an island, the Coast Guard, which rushed 12 cutters to New York
waters, not only provided security but ferried rescue workers and
emergency supplies to Manhattan and even monitored air quality.
Semper Paratus, indeed.
Power & Motoryacht’s Editor-at-Large Capt. Richard Thiel, who steered the direction of the magazine as Editor-in-Chief for 25 years, passed away recently. Now Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike shares memories of his colleague and friend.
Read what he had to say here. ▶