25 passengers, crew rescued from vessel taking on water near San Clemente Island

25 passengers, crew rescued from vessel taking on water near San Clemente Island
Twenty passengers are rescued by the Coast Guard Cutter Sockeye’s crew after the charter fishing vessel Truline began taking on water south of San Clemente Island, March 19, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/released) SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of 25 passengers and crew after their vessel began taking on water near San Clemente Island, Sunday. At 2:51 a.m., Sunday, watchstanders...

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 rescues person from sailing vessel 75 miles offshore Monterey

Coast Guard rescues person from sailing vessel 75 miles offshore Monterey
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a person aboard a sailing vessel taking on water approximately 75 miles southwest of Monterey, Thursday morning. At 6:26 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders received a distress call from the master of the 31-foot sailing vessel Apster. Due to an inaudible radio transmission, communications was lost. Watchstanders were able...

Coast Guard assists 8 aboard disabled boat

Coast Guard assists 8 aboard disabled boat
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assisted a sailing vessel in distress Wednesday with eight people aboard in the vicinity of San Pablo Bay, Calif. At approximately 3:25 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a distress call from the operator of a 42-foot recreational sailing vessel stating the vessel had lost steering and was headed toward rocks with eight passengers aboard. The...

Coast Guard monitoring progress of sailboat off Northern California coast

Coast Guard monitoring progress of sailboat off Northern California coast
San Francisco – The Coast Guard is monitoring the progress of a sailboat that reported damaged sails, fouled screws, and a seasick crewmember approximately 142 miles west of Fort Bragg Thursday night. The operator of the 41-foot sailing vessel Falcon did not require immediate assistance, but heavy seas prevented him from untangling lines caught in the boats propellers until mid-day Friday....

Coast Guard, partners continue to search for possible persons in the water off of Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard, partners continue to search for possible persons in the water off of Golden Gate Bridge
SAN FRANCISCO – Coast Guard, National Park Service, and local agency personnel continue to search for possible people in the water off the sailing vessel Alma in the vicinity of Yellow Bluff, near the Golden Gate Bridge. The Coast Guard used information from the vessel’s Emergency Personal Indicator Radio Beacon (EPIRB) and vessel operator’s personal GPS tracker to narrow the search...

Coast Guard, partners search for possible persons in the water off the Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard, partners search for possible persons in the water off the Golden Gate Bridge
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coast Guard, National Park Service, Southern Marin Dive Team and San Francisco Marine unit personnel are searching for possible persons in the water off Kirby Cove, near the Golden Gate Bridge. At approximately 4:15 a.m. Monday, Coast Guard watchstanders received an Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon distress signal from the 30-foot sailing vessel Alma. An MH-65 Dolphin...

Suspected panga found overturned near Pescadero, Calif.

Suspected panga found overturned near Pescadero, Calif.
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard launched a search for possible missing persons after a capsized vessel was found near Pigeon Cove in Pescadero, Calif., Monday. Local Coast Guard Auxiliary, San Mateo County Fire and State Parks personnel notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 11 a.m., reporting a 18-to-20 foot vessel was capsized. A Coast Guard Air Station San...

Coast Guard suspends active search for missing 14 year old off Ocean Beach

Coast Guard suspends active search for missing 14 year old off Ocean Beach
ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard suspended its active search at 1:30 p.m., Thursday for a 14-year-old boy who went missing off of Ocean Beach in San Francisco near Lincoln Way and Great Highway at approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday. A father, son and a cousin were on the beach when the son was swept out by waves. The father rushed into the surf to attempt to help his son but was unable to do so....