Coast Guard terminates yacht voyage after bridge allision

Coast Guard terminates yacht voyage after bridge allision
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The 65-foot pleasure yacht Zenith allides with the Venetian Causeway Bridge in Miami, June 16, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 65-foot pleasure yacht Zenith at Sea Isle Marina after discovering several safety issues and environmental concerns including...

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 10 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 10 migrants to Cuba
A manmade raft floats on the water near Biscayne Key, Florida, Feb. 28, 2018.  (US Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 10 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Mar. 4, 2018. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a notification from a Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission marine officer of a manmade raft with 10 people...

Coast Guard discovers Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández and two others deceased

Coast Guard discovers Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández and two others deceased
MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard found an overturned boat Sunday following a boating incident on Government Cut that left three deceased, including Miami Marlins’ baseball pitcher José Fernández. The names of the other two individuals are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Miami was heading out on a law enforcement patrol at approximately...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in the vicinity of Key Biscayne, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in the vicinity of Key Biscayne, Florida
MIAMI — Search-and-rescue crews are currently searching for a missing male in the vicinity of Key Biscayne, Florida, Sunday. Missing is Paul Flowers, 31, from New York City. At 5:43 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report that Flowers and three other people aboard a rented 22-foot vessel fell off while trying to reset the vessel’s anchor near Nixon Beach, Florida....

Coast Guard responds to plane crash in the vicinity of Haulover Beach, Florida

Coast Guard responds to plane crash in the vicinity of Haulover Beach, Florida
MIAMI — A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Miami responded to a plane that crashed in the water at Haulover Beach, Florida, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan at approximately 11:36 a.m. via VHF-FM radio that the single prop engine plane crashed and was sinking approximately 40-feet off Haulover Beach. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Hallandale Beach

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Hallandale Beach
MIAMI — Coast Guard and local partners are searching for a possible person in the off Hallandale Beach, Florida, Monday. At approximately 12 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received initial notification from a Hallandale Beach lifeguard stating that he witnessed a male with no lifejacket go out to sea aboard an inflatable raft and later saw the raft adrift with nobody aboard. The Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for reported migrants off the coast of Miami Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for reported migrants off the coast of Miami Beach
MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended their search Monday evening for two suspected migrants reportedly missing off the coast of Miami Beach, Florida. At approximately 7 a.m., Monday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from Miami-Dade dispatch of three suspected migrants who were located in the vicinity of 17th and Collins in Miami Beach and two remaining suspected migrants...

4 bodies found in water 20 nautical miles east of Hollywood Beach, Fla.

4 bodies found in water 20 nautical miles east of Hollywood Beach, Fla.
MIAMI — Coast Guard crews are currently searching for possible people in distress after four bodies were recovered 20 nautical miles east of Hollywood Beach, Fla., Sunday morning. At approximately 10 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from good Samaritans of two male bodies located floating in the water east of Hollywood Beach. A Coast Guard Station Ft. Lauderdale...

Coast Guard Station Miami boatcrew rescues 11-year-old boy after jet ski incident

Coast Guard Station Miami boatcrew rescues 11-year-old boy after jet ski incident
MIAMI — An 11-year-old boy was rescued following a jet ski incident off of Monument Island, Florida, Saturday evening. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Station Miami boatcrew responded to a report of an 11-year-old male who was unresponsive following a jet ski incident in the vicinity of Monument Island. It was reported that the male fell into the water and stopped breathing. The boatcrew arrived...