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Coast Guard K-9 "Asia" and her partner at Whale of a Day

 

 

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Coastie and his crew at Whale of a Day 2008

March 1st, 2008 was the setting for Rancho Palos Verdes' Whale of a Day Festival. The US Coast Guard and the USCG Auxiliary presented displays of boats, equipment, helicopters and information booths at Point Vicente Lighthouse. Also on hand were members of the US Naval Sea Cadets and Navy Leaguers to help with crowd control. Over 4,300 visitors toured the lighthouse and exhibits despite the in climate weather conditions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 March 3rd, 2007 was the setting for Rancho Palos Verdes' Whale of a Day Festival. The US Coast Guard and the USCG Auxiliary presented displays of boats, equipment, helicopters and information booths at Point Vicente Lighthouse. Also on hand were members of the US Naval Sea Cadets and Navy Leaguers to help with crowd control. Over 6,650 visitors toured the lighthouse and exhibits.
 

Since the first "Whale day" open house back in 1992, Keeper Eric Castrobran has welcomed over
250, 000 guests

 

 



  
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Whale of a Day 2008 at Point Vicente Lighthouse

Visitors with Coastie on Whale Day
Visitors enjoy "Coastie" at Whale of a Day

Helo at Whale DayCoast Guard BoatCoast Guard Helo with LA County Fire and Sheriff's Helicopters in background
Helicopters and boats on display

Coast Guard BoatVistors with Coast Guard Unit at Whale Day

 

Visitors at Coast Guard Exhibit

Coast Guard "Maritime Domain Awareness" Exhibit

Point Vicente Lighthouse

Point Vicente Lighthouse

Visitors with Coast Guard Unit

Visitors view Port Security Unit's Equipment

Coastie in front of ligthhouse museum

"Coastie" teaching boating safety at Whale of a Day

Visitors talking with AuxiliaristNaval Sea Cadets at Whale Day
Everett Harper (3-4) Ned Richter (3-8) speaking to a visitor at Whale of a Day (Left)
Naval Sea Cadets watching Helo Take off (Right)

View of Point Vicente Ligthhouse

Point Vicente Lighthouse (Whale of a Day)

 

Whale of a Day 2007 at Point Vicente Lighthouse

member discussing with visitor at infomation booth Whale day 2007

Flotilla 3-5 member Robert Robins discussing boating safety with a visitor to Flotilla 3-5's booth at Whale of Day 2007 at Point Vicente Lighthouse

Captain J.Kip Louttit and Auxiliarist Lighthouse Keeper Eric Castrobran at Wahle of a Day 2007

                           Captain J. Kip Louttit, USCG & "Lighthouse Keeper" Eric Castrobran, Flotilla 3-5 at Whale of a Day 2007

Captain Louttit, Daniel Cisneros, and Captain Deale at Whale of a DAy 2007
LtoR: Capt. J.K. Louttit, USCG, Daniel Cisneros, Flotilla 3-5, Capt. Deale, USCG

Bob Robins, Hal Hoffenberg, Everett Harper, Kim Castrobran at Whale of A Day 2007
"The Four Musketeers"
                                       LtoR: Bob Robins(3-5),Hal Hoffenberg(3-8),Everett Harper(3-4), Kim Castrobran(3-5) at Whale of a Day 2007


                          

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Visitors posing in front of Fire Helo
Visitors Bob & Ernie at Whale of a Day 2008

 

 

Auxiliarist working at Whale Day
Flotilla 3-5 member Rose Castrobran "the voice of Coastie at Whale of a Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Flotilla member Beatrice Fregozo and small child at Whale of A day
Flotilla 3-5 Member Beatrice Fregozo & "minnie me" at Whale of a day 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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