Coast Guard rescues man after canoe overturns near Sanibel Causeway

Coast Guard rescues man after canoe overturns near Sanibel Causeway
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from the water after his canoe overturned near Sanibel Causeway, Saturday. Rescued was Stephen Bivona. At 12:05 a.m. Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach received a Maritime Emergency Response...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for a possible person in the water

Coast Guard, local agencies search for a possible person in the water
The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water near St. Louis, September 23, 2017. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water near St. Louis, Saturday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River received a report from the motor vessel Ms. Shelia that...

Coast Guard crew rescues two from sinking canoe near Crane Neck Point, NY

Coast Guard crew rescues two from sinking canoe near Crane Neck Point, NY
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK — A Coast Guard station crew rescued two people in distress aboard a canoe near Crane Neck Point, New York, Monday. Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Eaton’s Neck were underway searching for a missing kayaker when they received notification of two people taking on water...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from remote island off Guadalupe Bay, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from remote island off Guadalupe Bay, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four adults from a remote island after their canoe capsized Wednesday morning near Seadrift, Texas. At 1:26 a.m., a crewmember of the tow vessel Salvation contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders and reported seeing a red flare in the area of the Victoria Bridge Canal. A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard urges preparedness for paddlesport enthusiasts

Coast Guard urges preparedness for paddlesport enthusiasts
NEW YORK – As the boating season unofficially begins, Coast Guard Sector New York is reminding paddlesport enthusiasts to take precautions to ensure safe trips and increase survivability in case of an emergency. Paddling — canoes, kayaks, etc. — is the fastest growing segment of recreational boating, with more than 300,000 paddlecraft now being sold annually. Paddlecraft are an extremely...

Coast Guard urges paddlesport enthusiasts to take precautions on the water

Coast Guard urges paddlesport enthusiasts to take precautions on the water
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is reminding paddlesport enthusiasts to take precautions to ensure safe trips and increase survivability on the water. Paddlesports consisting of rowboats, canoes, kayaks and standup paddleboards, are the fastest growing segment of recreational boating. Despite air temperatures reaching 60 degrees recently, water temperatures remain below 50 degrees.  Under these conditions,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Maine man

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Maine man
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for a 23-year-old man who entered the water in Half Moon Cove, near Quoddy Maine, shortly after noon on Sunday. The search for the man, Majik Francis of Pleasant Point, included Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Eastport, a HC-144 fixed wing aircraft, and a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast...

Coast Guard, Alameda, San Mateo County Sheriffs rescue 1 from capsized canoe

Coast Guard, Alameda, San Mateo County Sheriffs rescue 1 from capsized canoe
SAN FRANCISCO — A 27-year-old male was rescued after his canoe capsized near Oyster Point, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders were notified at 4:34 p.m. by a woman canoeing in a group of 12, that one member of their group capsized their canoe and was missing three miles south of Oyster Point. Coast Guard Station San Francisco’s 29-foot Response Boat — Small...

Coast Guard provides safety tips for paddlesport enthusiasts

Coast Guard provides safety tips for paddlesport enthusiasts
WCVB TV meteorologist Cindy Fitzgibbons receives kayaking lessons and boating safety tips from pro kayaker, Kevin N. Horner during a cold water safety event hosted by Coast Guard Station Boston, May 13, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class LaNola Stone)kayak NEW HAVEN, CT – The Coast Guard is reminding paddlesport enthusiasts to take precautions to ensure safe trips and increase...