Coast Guard Auxiliary members to demonstrate vessel safety inspection on recreational vessel

Coast Guard Auxiliary members to demonstrate vessel safety inspection on recreational vessel
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Atlantic City, N.J. — Coast Guard Atlantic City Auxiliary members are holding a vessel safety inspection at Coast Guard Station Atlantic City in Atlantic City, New Jersey at 10 a.m., Friday. Auxiliarists will simulate a vessel safety inspection, talk about required marine equipment and make recommendations...

Coast Guard warns boaters, kayakers of cold waters during warm weather

Coast Guard warns boaters, kayakers of cold waters during warm weather
Coast Guard Station Atlantic City file photo PHILADELPHIA – During warm winter weather, the waters of the mid-Atlantic are still extremely cold, hovering around 40-degrees, and can quickly cause hypothermia. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Boaters who take to the water are advised to carry the appropriate gear they would for any...

Atlantic City Coast Guard crew rescues man off fishing vessel

Atlantic City Coast Guard crew rescues man off fishing vessel
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard personnel rescued a man aboard a fishing vessel five miles east of Atlantic City, N.J., Sunday afternoon. Coast Guard Station Atlantic City watchstanders received notification of a 92-year-old man experiencing possible cardiac issues aboard the fishing vessel Fish Finder II five miles off Atlantic City. A rescue boatcrew was launched and the man was taken off the boat and...

Coast Guard assists crew of sinking boat near Brigantine, NJ

Coast Guard assists crew of sinking boat near Brigantine, NJ
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard helped four people after their boat began sinking near Brigantine, New Jersey, at about 1 p.m., Sunday. Members of Coast Guard Station Atlantic City were notified when they heard a distress call over the radio stating a 27-foot recreational boat carrying four people was taking...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ
USCG FIle Photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing swimmer near Steel Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Coast Guard began its search when they were notified by the Atlantic City Police Department at about 10 p.m., Tuesday, that a bystander saw a man enter the water by the Steel Pier and not return. Coast Guard crews searched throughout Tuesday night and all...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ
Coast Guard Cutter Mako file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is searching for a swimmer who went missing near Steel Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey at approximately 10 p.m., Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by the Atlantic City Police Department that a bystander saw a man enter the water by Steel Pier, but not return. The Coast Guard launched a 29-foot...

Coast Guard saves 2 boaters near Absecon Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard saves 2 boaters near Absecon Inlet, NJ
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard saved two people after their boat capsized two miles off Absecon Inlet, New Jersey, today. Coast Guard Station Atlantic City received a report of a capsized 18-foot boat and two people in the water from the Atlantic City Police Department at 11:21 a.m. Station Atlantic...

Coast Guard tows boat taking on water near Atlantic City

Coast Guard tows boat taking on water near Atlantic City
USCG File Photo PHILADELPHIA-The Coast Guard helped dewater and tow a boat carrying six people near Atlantic City Sunday. A good Samaritan with TowBoatUS notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Atlantic City that a 17-foot recreational boat was taking on water in the Intracoastal Waterway north of Atlantic City at about 6 p.m. Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City launched a 29-foot...

Coast Guard suspends search for beachgoers in Atlantic City

Coast Guard suspends search for beachgoers in Atlantic City
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard, in addition to state and local first responders, have suspended their search for two beachgoers in Atlantic City, New Jersey, at 11 a.m., Friday. The Coast Guard began their search when Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders in Philadelphia were notified that bystanders saw two people struggle in the water and fail...