Coast Guard assists 2 aboard disabled boat 30 miles off Monterey

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard disabled boat 30 miles off Monterey
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard crews assisted two boaters who were stranded aboard a boat approximately 30 miles south of Monterey without fuel Thursday. Operators at Vessel Assist, a commercial salvage and towing company, called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco at 2 a.m., requesting...

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...

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 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 rescues 3 people near Half Moon Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Half Moon Bay
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard along with San Mateo Fire Fighters rescued three people from a rocky cove in Half Moon Bay, Calif., at approximately 2:00 p.m. Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center received a 911 transfer call at 12:01 p.m., from a man on a disabled and adrift 17-foot recreational vessel in Half Moon Bay with two other individuals onboard. Sector...

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Fleet Week kicks off in the Bay Area with events open to the public Oct. 3-10, including the Parade of Ships arrival to the Port of San Francisco. With the greater San Francisco Bay Area’s largest military presence totaling more than 4,000 men and women, Coast Guard personnel and assets will participate and provide maritime security for the Fleet Week events. These Coast...

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking boat south of Big Sur

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking boat south of Big Sur
SAN FRANCISCO —The Coast Guard rescued a man from a 42-foot boat that was sinking approximately 27 miles south of Big Sur Wednesday afternoon. The solo sailor radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Wednesday at approximately 3:30 p.m., notifying them that the vessel,  named Ment 2 Be, was taking on water.  On scene conditions were reported to be 12-to-15 foot seas and 25-to-30...

Coast Guard searches for overdue boaters

Coast Guard searches for overdue boaters
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is searching for four boaters aboard a 47-foot white with blue stripe Hunter sailboat Friday. The overdue boaters departed from Monterey to Morro Bay Thursday morning. Crews from Coast Guard Station Morro Bay,  Coast Guard Station Monterey and Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento are conducting a search offshore from Monterey to Los Angeles for Taylor Harper, Eli...