Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift boat near Doran Beach

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift boat near Doran Beach
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is searching for Justin Greer, the owner and operator of the 18-foot vessel Sea Swirl that was found adrift near Doran Beach, Monday morning. The National Park Service contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders Monday reporting that they had found...

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...

Coast Guard, local partners respond to capsized sailboat with 30 people aboard near San Francisco

Coast Guard, local partners respond to capsized sailboat with 30 people aboard near San Francisco
Coast Guard small boats clean up debris left behind by the 34-foot recreational sailboat, Khaleesi, which capsized near Pier 45 just north of San Francisco, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. The Khaleesi had 30 people aboard who were rescued by various Coast Guard assets, partner agencies and good Samaritans who were in the area for a Blue Angels air show as part of Fleet Week 2016. U.S. Coast Guard...

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Fleet Week kicks off in the Bay Area with events open to the public Oct. 3-10, including the Parade of Ships arrival to the Port of San Francisco. With the greater San Francisco Bay Area’s largest military presence totaling more than 4,000 men and women, Coast Guard personnel and assets will participate and provide maritime security for the Fleet Week events. These Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 from overdue recreational vessel

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 from overdue recreational vessel
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard crews have suspended the active search for two people from an overdue pleasure craft near Bodega Bay. Friday at 7:30 p.m., responders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received a report of a 21-foot pleasure craft with four people aboard that was overdue from a fishing trip near Bodega Bay. Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay launched a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat rescue crew,...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel 150 miles offshore Monterey, Calif.

Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel 150 miles offshore Monterey, Calif.
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard crews assisted a Singlehanded TransPac Race sailing vessel 150 miles offshore of Monterey, Calif., Sunday. A solo sailor in a disabled sailboat arrived safely in Monterey Harbor Tuesday morning after being assisted by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hawksbill and by the crew of a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Monterey. The case began when watchstanders...

Coast Guard, state and local agencies combine to apprehend three suspected smugglers

Coast Guard, state and local agencies combine to apprehend three suspected smugglers
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, Palos Verdes Estates Police Department, and several other government agencies worked together to apprehend three people suspected of attempting to smuggle contraband into California, Oct. 30, 2012. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station San Diego and Customs & Border Protection aircraft tracked a small...

Fleet Week, America’s Cup – Formula for fun, frenzy

Fleet Week, America's Cup - Formula for fun, frenzy
San Francisco – This week’s confluence of major events in San Francisco Bay is a rare opportunity for boaters and citizens to explore and enjoy the area’s vibrant maritime culture, but it also holds the potential for accidents and conflicts that the Coast Guard and other emergency response agencies are working hard to avoid.  While some Bay area Coast Guard personnel will have time...