The Juneau Civil Air Patrol will be flying safety patrol over the Salmon Derby grounds during the Derby. If you need help you can contact the pilots on marine band channel 16, steer your boat to the left in tight circles, or wave brightly colored clothing in the air as CAP craft passes over. Help will then be summoned from other surface craft.
CAP suggests that you adopt the "buddy system" so that a boating friend is always available to offer a tow, provide fuel or help in an emergency if one should develop.
These flights for your safety are being sponsored by Richard Roundtree's Aero Services. Aero Services provides fuel and oil for aircraft, other services for the traveler such as arrangements for hotels, limos, rental cars, and US Customs.
Aero is a region-wide aircraft service business with stations located in Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, and Gustavus.