Coast Guard crew rescues two from sinking canoe near Crane Neck Point, NY

Coast Guard crew rescues two from sinking canoe near Crane Neck Point, NY
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK — A Coast Guard station crew rescued two people in distress aboard a canoe near Crane Neck Point, New York, Monday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Eaton’s Neck were underway...

Coast Guard ends search for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.

Coast Guard ends search for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — Coast Guard and partner agency crews called off the search for a missing kayaker near Stratford, Connecticut, Monday, after his body was recovered during the search. Deceased is Gregory Blanco, 41, from Northport, New York. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Mr. Blanco during this painful time,” said Cmdr. Kevin Reed, Deputy Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.
NEW YORK – Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for a possible person in the water near Stratford, Connecticut, Monday. Missing is Gregory Blanco, 41, from Northport, New York. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received a call Monday at approximately 8:30 a.m., from a good Samaritan reporting an unmanned red, 14-foot, one person kayak north of Stratford Shoal Middle...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Eatons Neck, NY

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Eatons Neck, NY
USCG MH-60 File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended their search for a kayaker at approximately 5:00 p.m., Monday who went missing from Crab Meadow Beach, New York, late Sunday afternoon. Missing is Selvin Vasquez-Enamorado, a man in his 20s. Coast Guard assets searched 201 square nautical miles for approximately 21 hours. At approximately 5:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon, watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing kayaker near Eatons Neck, NY

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing kayaker near Eatons Neck, NY
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a kayaker that went missing near Crab Meadow Beach, New York, Sunday afternoon. Missing is Selbin Enamorado, a man in his 20s. At approximately 5:45 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by the Huntington Harbor Master of a kayaker who went missing. Sector watchstanders issued an Urgent...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Glen Cove, New York

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Glen Cove, New York
Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak file photo NEW YORK ­– The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 12:30 p.m., Sunday for a missing boater near Glen Cove, N.Y. The missing boater is Ralph Fletcher. Coast Guard assets searched 225 square nautical miles for approximately 24 hours for Mr. Fletcher. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York Command Center were notified by the Sands Point...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Glen Cove, New York

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Glen Cove, New York
Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a boater that went missing near Glen Cove, N.Y., Saturday afternoon. Missing is Ralph Fletcher, a man in his 50s. At approximately 7:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York were notified of a grounded 21-foot boat with a number of personal items aboard including the owner’s cell...

Coast Guard rescues 89-year-old mariner in Huntington Harbor, N.Y.

Coast Guard rescues 89-year-old mariner in Huntington Harbor, N.Y.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck boatcrew rescued an 89-year-old man in Huntington Harbor on Long Island, New York, Monday evening. At approximately­­­­­­ 6:45 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification from Suffolk County dispatch reporting a possible person in the water yelling for help in Huntington Harbor....

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...