Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Hatteras Island, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Hatteras Island, NC
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Station Hatteras Inlet and a Dare County EMS team prepare to transfer an ailing 20-year-old male from a fishing vessel to the MLB off Hatteras Island, North Carolina, Dec. 10, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Habel/Released) WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced a man who had suffered possible injuries aboard...

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water near Ocracoke Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water near Ocracoke Inlet, NC
A crew from Station Hatteras Inlet prepares to tow a disabled, 33-foot sailboat that was taking on water about 20 miles east of Ocracoke Inlet, Dec. 5, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Habel) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a man after his sailboat began taking on water early Tuesday morning near Ocracoke Inlet. “This mariner called for help right away...

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water off Hatteras Island, NC

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water off Hatteras Island, NC
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Station Hatteras Inlet approaches a sailboat taking on water 13 miles east of Hatteras Island, North Carolina, Nov. 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Chuck Seckinger) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a man aboard a boat taking on water off Hatteras Island Sunday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Hatteras Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Hatteras Inlet, NC
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman approximately 1 mile south of Hatteras Inlet, Tuesday. Sector North Carolina watchstanders received notification that a crewmember aboard the 75-foot fishing vessel Lady Carolyn was reportedly injured on the hand by a stingray barb. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet...

Coast Guard assists boat taking on water off Ocracoke Island, NC

Coast Guard assists boat taking on water off Ocracoke Island, NC
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew members from Station Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina, assist the crew of fishing vessel Capt. Jimmy near Ocracoke Island, Oct. 17, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandi-Marie K. Randolph) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard came to the aid of a boat taking on water off Ocracoke Island Tuesday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sailboat south of Cape Hatteras, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sailboat south of Cape Hatteras, NC
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch comes alongside the 43-foot sailboat Tuesday, April 26, 2017. HATTERAS, N.C. – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a sailboat 13 miles south of Cape Hatteras. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received notification that the 43-foot sailboat Nanette had a fouled propeller due to heavy weather conditions and was requesting...

Coast Guard rescues 3 stranded kayakers near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard rescues 3 stranded kayakers near Portsmouth Island, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three kayakers that were stranded near near Portsmouth Island in the Pamlico Sound Friday morning. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a cell phone call from the kayakers at about 9:20 a.m. reporting they were stranded. A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water crew launched from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard rescues 3 off yacht in Ocracoke Inlet, NC

Coast Guard rescues 3 off yacht in Ocracoke Inlet, NC
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard hoisted two men and one woman Thursday from a motor yacht in the Ocracoke Inlet. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington were notified at approximately 5:40 p.m. that the 54-foot yacht Crystal Ball had ran aground in Ocracoke Inlet and was taking on water. Both an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard transports overdue boater located by Hatteras Island Rescue

Coast Guard transports overdue boater located by Hatteras Island Rescue
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies concluded the search Sunday for an overdue boater in Pamlico Sound after a Hatteras Island Rescue crew located the man. The 80-year-old Hatteras Island man was found adrift in his 18-foot skiff about eight miles northeast of Hatteras Island at about 8:25 a.m., unconscious but breathing, by a Hatteras Island Rescue skiff crew. The crew brought...