Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock assisted a 54-foot pleasure craft near Shinnecock Inlet, New York, Saturday. At 11:21 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center watchstanders received a call via VHF-radio from the 54-foot pleasure craft the Kristen Lynn, reporting they were taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet. Sector Long Island Sound command...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y.

Coast Guard conducts medevac 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y.
USCG File PhotoNEW YORK — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 47-year-old man 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y., Friday. At 8:25 a.m., the fishing vessel Braedon Michael notified Coast Guard Station Montauk, who then relayed to Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, of a crewmember aboard who was experiencing flu like symptoms and was in and out of consciousness. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard, local agencies assist disoriented boater near Fire Island Inlet

Coast Guard, local agencies assist disoriented boater near Fire Island Inlet
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island and members of the Suffolk County Police Department assisted a disoriented boater near Fire Island Inlet, New York, Wednesday morning. At 2:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center watchstanders received a call from Suffolk County Police Department dispatch regarding a disoriented mariner aboard an anchored...

Coast Guard urges boaters to practice safe boating as temperatures rise

Coast Guard urges boaters to practice safe boating as temperatures rise
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – After a busy holiday weekend, the Coast Guard urges mariners to be well prepared before heading out on the water. As temperatures rise, extra diligence is required to assure that all safety precautions are followed that can increase your chances of survival. Several cases occurred over the past weekend that demonstrate the importance of safety equipment and procedures. Between...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman south of Bellport Bay, New York

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman south of Bellport Bay, New York
NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Station Fire Island boatcrew medevacs a person in distress on April 9, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 48-year-old man who was knocked unconscious due to a fall on Sunday morning three miles south of Bellport Bay, New York. At approximately 8:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received...

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Jones Beach, New York

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Jones Beach, New York
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 50-year-old man suffering from chest pains Wednesday night south of Jones Beach, New York. At approximately 7:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a distress call on channel-16 stating a man aboard a 25-foot boat was experiencing chest pains. The other person aboard who made the call stated...

Coast Guard crews assist disabled yacht near Orient Point, New York

Coast Guard crews assist disabled yacht near Orient Point, New York
NEW YORK – Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Montauk and Station New London assisted a boater in distress near Orient Point, New York, Thursday night. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Montauk) NEW YORK – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Montauk and Coast Guard Station New London assisted a boater in distress near Orient Point, New York, Thursday night. At approximately 4:00 p.m. watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker near Montville, Conn.

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and other local agencies suspended the active search at sunset, Monday, for a overdue kayaker near Montville, Connecticut. Missing is Lyle Dagenias, 31, last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt and jeans. “Suspending a search is a difficult decision to make,” said Senior Chief Petty Officer John Colella, command duty officer of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound. “Our...

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker
NEW YORK The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for an overdue kayaker along the Thanes River near Montville, Monday. Missing is Lyle Dagenias, 31, last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt and jeans. Dagenias left on an 11-foot crème and grey colored sit-on-top kayak Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received the report of an overdue kayaker at approximately 1:30 A.M.,...