Coast Guard assists boater off Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists boater off Oregon Inlet, NC
Crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet assist an 18-foot pleasure craft near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, July 28, 2017. (Coast Guard photo by Fireman Ryan Sexton) WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet personnel assisted a disabled vessel today near Oregon Inlet. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report of a disabled 18-foot pleasure craft with...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Currituck Sound, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Currituck Sound, NC
29-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing man in Currituck Sound, North Carolina. The Coast Guard began searching when Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington were notified at about 1:05 p.m. that a 45-year-old man went missing while tubing behind a pontoon boat in Currituck Sound in the vicinity of Duck,...

Coast Guard, other agencies search for missing man in Currituck Sound, NC

Coast Guard, other agencies search for missing man in Currituck Sound, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a missing man in Currituck Sound, North Carolina, Saturday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington were alerted at about 1:05 p.m. that a 45-year-old man went missing while tubing behind a pontoon boat in Currituck Sound in the vicinity of Duck, North Carolina. The...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Corolla Beach, NC

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Corolla Beach, NC
Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a swimmer off Corolla Beach, North Carolina,Thursday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a 911 call at about 1:55 p.m. that a 30-year-old male was seen by his wife and friend going underwater and not resurfacing...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Oregon Inlet, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued one kayaker in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a 911 call at about 5:30 p.m. stating that an adult male overturned his kayak and was in distress approximately 300 yards off Oregon Inlet Campground. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew launched...

Coast Guard searching for paddle boarder near Kill Devil Hills, NC

Coast Guard searching for paddle boarder near Kill Devil Hills, NC
A paddle board, a paddle and a hat washed ashore on the Albemarle Sound side of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, at the 31 hundred block of Bay Drive Jun 4, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by Kill Devil Hills Fire Dept.) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for an unconfirmed person in the water after a paddle board, a paddle and a hat washed ashore on the sound...

Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet to host open house Saturday

Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet to host open house Saturday
NAGS HEAD, N.C. — The Coast Guard is inviting the public to attend an open house scheduled at Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet in Nags Head, Saturday. The gate is scheduled to be open to the public from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to tour Coast Guard facilities and meet the Coast Guard men and women who work there, along with other federal, state and local agencies located on or near the Outer Banks. Parking...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs 2 near Oregon Inlet, NC
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced two passengers from a boat 30 miles east of Oregon Inlet Saturday. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet received notification at aproximately 1:30 p.m. that the 25-foot boat Triple Seven was disabled with four people aboard with one passenger going in and out of consciousness. Station Oregon Inlet launched a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew to assist. Upon...

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...