Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue three boaters near Point Pinos

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue three boaters near Point Pinos
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL Fire) rescued three boaters after their 19-foot vessel became disabled near Point Pinos, Saturday. The...

Coast Guard monitors aground sailing vessel near Pacifica

Coast Guard monitors aground sailing vessel near Pacifica
Contractor crews assess a grounded 33-foot sailing vessel on a beach in Pacifica, Calif., May 2, 2018, before the vessel took on water and sunk while salvers were attempting to tow it from the beach. (Photo courtesy of Richard Reininger/released) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is working with the City of Pacifica, California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and...

Coast Guard rescues man washed out to sea near Salt Point State Park

Coast Guard rescues man washed out to sea near Salt Point State Park
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues a man who was washed out to sea while fishing at Salt Point State Park, March 17, 2018.  (California Highway Patrol photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a fisherman who became washed into the surf near Salt Point State Park near Jenner, Saturday morning. A good Samaritan contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco...

Coast Guard medevacs 35-year-old man from vessel 55 miles west of San Francisco

Coast Guard medevacs 35-year-old man from vessel 55 miles west of San Francisco
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevacs a 35-year-old Taiwanese National approximately 55 nautical miles west of San Francisco, Feb. 13, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 35-year-old Taiwanese national approximately 55 nautical miles west of San Francisco, Tuesday. The motor vessel YM Eminence crew contacted Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 41 passengers from aground vessel near Berkeley Marina

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 41 passengers from aground vessel near Berkeley Marina
A boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Sockeye transfers passengers from the 52-foot passenger vessel Osprey, Feb. 10, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Evan Goda) SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard and partner agency crews responded to a vessel aground with 43 people aboard near the Berkeley Marina, Saturday afternoon. The crew of the  52-foot passenger vessel Osprey, contacted Coast Guard Sector San...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Asilomar State Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Asilomar State Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Tern file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for a reported person in the water near Asilomar Beach in Monterey. Crews from Coast Guard Station Monterey, Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco and the Coast Guard Cutter Tern searched the area for 20 hours, covering 116 square miles. Other agencies assisting in the search included Pacific Grove Police...

Coast Guard searches for man in water near Asilomar State Beach

Coast Guard searches for man in water near Asilomar State Beach
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard continues search for a missing man in the water near Asilomar State Beach Thursday. Monterey County Communications dispatch notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders at approximately 5:16 p.m. Wednesday, relaying a report from good Samaritans...

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Richmond Marina

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Richmond Marina
Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45 foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters stranded on a piling near Richmond Marina, Tuesday evening. At approximately 7:30 p.m., the boaters contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders reporting that they became stranded on a piling after their fishing boat sank. Sector San Francisco watchstanders dispatched...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone for San Francisco New Year’s Eve fireworks

Coast Guard establishes safety zone for San Francisco New Year's Eve fireworks
San Francisco New Year’s Eve fireworks safety zone. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard encourages boaters to take the proper fireworks precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable weekend on the water for the New Year’s holiday weekend. The Coast Guard urges boaters not to launch or use fireworks aboard a vessel as they can be mistaken as a sign of distress, needlessly...