Coast Guard, Alameda Fire Department assist 16 rowers aground in Alameda

Coast Guard, Alameda Fire Department assist 16 rowers aground in Alameda
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard rescue swimmer and an Alameda Fire Department rescue boat crew assisted 16 rowers Saturday afternoon after their boat took on water and ran aground approximately 50 yards north of Coast Guard Island in Alameda. An Alameda Fire Department rescue boat crew notified Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 11:30 a.m. that they noticed a large...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Mare Island Strait Ferry Building

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Mare Island Strait Ferry Building
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people in the water near Mare Island Strait Ferry Building Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report at approximately 7 p.m. of three people, two adults and a six-year-old child, in the water after their jet ski overturned. Coast Guard Station Vallejo launched a rescue boatcrew. After arriving on scene, the rescue...

Coast Guard assists 2 divers in distress near Monterey

Coast Guard assists 2 divers in distress near Monterey
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot motor lifeboat file photo. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard boat crew assisted two divers in distress near Lovers Point in Monterey Bay, Friday, after they drifted approximately one-half mile from their boat. The crew of the passenger vessel Blackfin notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco...

Coast Guard assists possible heart attack victim near San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard assists possible heart attack victim near San Francisco Bay
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate and emergency medical services personnel from Southern Marine Fire Protection District assist a woman experiencing symptoms of a heart attack at the Station Golden Gate dock in Sausalito, Calif., June 7, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Whitlow. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and Southern Marin Fire...

Coast Guard rescues 3rd kite surfer this month

Coast Guard rescues 3rd kite surfer this month
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a downed kite surfer near Santa Cruz Monday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report from a friend of a distressed kite surfer with broken equipment stranded near a rocky shore at approximately 4 p.m. Sector San Francisco watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast to local mariners and dispatched...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina
Coast Guard Cutter Pike file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report at approximately 7:45 p.m., that two kite surfers were expected to return to Oyster Point Marina at 5:30 p.m., but never returned. One individual, the student, was kite surfing while the...

Coast Guard rescues 56-year-old kayaker in distress near Monterey Bay Aquarium

Coast Guard rescues 56-year-old kayaker in distress near Monterey Bay Aquarium
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot motor lifeboat file photo. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker in distress near the Monterey Bay Aquarium Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Station Monterey received a report at approximately 2:30 p.m., that a 56-year-old woman was in distress after she fell in the water and became separated...

Coast Guard, San Francisco FD rescue 2 swimmers near China Beach

Coast Guard, San Francisco FD rescue 2 swimmers near China Beach
San Francisco Fire Department members aboard a jet ski assist a distressed swimmer near China Beach, May 20, 2017. The jet ski delivered the swimmer to a Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 47-foot Motor Lifeboat (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Garrett Henderson.) SAUSALITO, Calif. — Coast Guard and San Francisco Fire Department personnel responded to two hypothermic swimmers in the vicinity...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Crissy Field

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Crissy Field
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer in distress near Crissy Field Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report from a kite surfer in the vicinity of the distressed surfer at approximately 4:50 p.m. A Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco boatcrew diverted from a completed mission to assist due to proximity. Boatcrew members...