On Monday, May 14th, starting at 10am, you will have the rare opportunity to witness a very special pre-season beach drill to be performed by the United States Coast Guard! This Beach Apparatus Drill is also known as the Breeches Buoy Reenactment and will presented by The Chicamacomico Live-Saving Station Historic Site and Museum located in Rodanthe at milepost 39.5.
Take a trip back in time to the site of the most-highly awarded maritime rescue in American history!
Click here to experience this daring rescue with the surfmen of the USCG!
The schedule for the day is as follows:
10-11am Instructions for flotillas
11-12pm Beach Apparatus Drill performed
12-2pm Cookout and Social
Admission is free with regular site admission. Adults: $6, Seniors 62+ and Youth 6-17: $4.
Be sure to bring your appetite for a delicious $5 hamburger or hotdog plate, which includes sides and a drink!
Don’t miss the boat, folks! Grab a buoy and hold on tight as you experience this amazing performance!
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