Welcome to the Flotilla 8-5, District 8WR Web Site
Donald C. Ackerman, Flotilla Commander
Joseph G Macfarlane, Vice Flotilla Commander
Jim Konieczki, Immediate Past Flotilla Commander
As a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security,U.S. Coast Guard, and a servant of the public, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, in its role as the designated National Recreational Boating Safety Coordinator, is a leader in improving the boating experience of the maritime public. We are an organization noted for working in partnership with all stakeholders within the waterways activity spectrum and across all modes of transportation to reach consensus solutions. We measure our success by our customer satisfaction, and our customers' needs help define our workload and priorities.
To minimize the loss of life, personal injury, property damage, and environmental impact associated with the use of recreational boats, through preventive means, in order to maximize safe use and enjoyment of U.S. Waterways by the public.
Posted by: Joseph Macfarlane
Greetings Flottilla 5
I will be developing our website to meet the needs and concerns of our flotilla. Please let me know if you have any ideas or areas were our website can work for you. I will be looking forward to your feedback.