Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on vessel taking on water
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted three mariners after their boat began taking on water in Moriches Bay, New York, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock stating one of their 29-foot Response Boat-Smalls (RB-S) was flagged down by a 21-foot vessel which was taking on water in Moriches Bay, New York. The...

Coast Guard seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, East Moriches to open for 2017 boating season

Coast Guard seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, East Moriches to open for 2017 boating season
USCG File Photo BOSTON — Seasonal Coast Guard Stations Scituate, Block Island and East Moriches are scheduled to open at the end of May and remain open through Labor Day. The stations’ crews will perform several missions including search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety. The stations are each equipped with 29-foot response boats and crews that are available...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock assisted a 54-foot pleasure craft near Shinnecock Inlet, New York, Saturday. At 11:21 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center watchstanders received a call via VHF-radio from the 54-foot pleasure craft the Kristen Lynn, reporting they were taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet. Sector Long Island Sound command...

Coast Guard rescues two people in Hampton Bays, New York

Coast Guard rescues two people in Hampton Bays, New York
HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. – The Coast Guard responded to two people in distress near the Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays, New York, Thursday. At approximately 11:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center in New Haven, Conn., received a call from Southampton Police Department reporting two people in the water wearing life jackets in the vicinity of the Ponquogue Bridge...

Coast Guard Station Shinnecock boatcrew rescues two distressed boaters near Moriches Inlet

Coast Guard Station Shinnecock boatcrew rescues two distressed boaters near Moriches Inlet
HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. — A Coast Guard Station Shinnecock rescue boatcrew rescued two boaters in distress near Moriches Inlet on Long Island, New York, Sunday. At approximately 1:00 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound’s Command Center (SLIS) received a distress call from a disabled 19-foot recreational vessel, advising that they have lost power, their anchor was not holding...

Coast Guard suspends search for paraglider reported missing near Peconic Bay, New York

Coast Guard suspends search for paraglider reported missing near Peconic Bay, New York
NEW YORK – Coast Guard rescue crews suspend their search for a paraglider reported missing near Peconic Bay, New York, today. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center were notified by South Hampton Dispatch of a paraglider reported missing near Robbins Island, New York, Sunday. Involved in the search were: Coast Guard Station Shinnecock rescue boat crew Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing paraglider in Peconic Bay, NY

Coast Guard searching for missing paraglider in Peconic Bay, NY
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a missing paraglider near Robins Island, Southold, New York. At approximately 5:45 p.m. Sunday the Coast Guard was notified by South Hampton Dispatch of a missing paraglider. Coast Guard Station Shinnecock launched a 25-foot Response Boat Small crew to search. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod launched a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to assist the...

Coast Guard Station Shinnecock rescues three people after their vessel capsized

Coast Guard Station Shinnecock rescues three people after their vessel capsized
NEW YORK — A rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock rescued three people after their vessel capsized near Shinnecock Inlet, New York, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Command Center received a distress call at approximately 3:30 p.m. from a good Samaritan reporting a 23-foot center console vessel had capsized with three people in the water, two miles south...

After busy weekend off Long Island, Coast Guard reminds boaters to be prepared before going out on the water

After busy weekend off Long Island, Coast Guard reminds boaters to be prepared before going out on the water
NEW YORK – After a busy weekend on the waters of New York, the Coast Guard is reminding the boating public to practice safe boating for the remainder of the busy summer season. The following cases indicate the importance of preparedness. A boarding team from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock terminated the voyage of a 25-foot pleasure craft Friday. The pleasure craft was found to have one major violation...