Coast Guard rescues kayaker from water near Cedar Island, VA

Coast Guard rescues kayaker from water near Cedar Island, VA
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker from the water Wednesday, after he was separated from his kayak near Cedar Island. The GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center contacted Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard helps passengers to safety after boat runs aground near Wachapreague, Virginia

Coast Guard helps passengers to safety after boat runs aground near Wachapreague, Virginia
U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague boat crew members return back to the station pier in Wachapreague, Virginia, with six people who’s boat ran aground on Feb. 22, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Devyn Bohl) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard boat crew brought six passengers to safety Thursday night, after the fishing boat they were on ran aground in the mud in a channel just north of Bradford...

Coast Guard assists 2 near Wachapreague, Va.

Coast Guard assists 2 near Wachapreague, Va.
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Wachapreague, Virginia, tows the 42-foot sport fishing vessel Red Baron toward Wachapreague Marina, Nov. 14, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Wachapregue) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted two people after their vessel lost power in inclement weather Tuesday. The Coast Guard received a call at about 8 p.m. reporting the...

Coast Guard assists grounded Canadian boaters near Wachapreague, Va.

Coast Guard assists grounded Canadian boaters near Wachapreague, Va.
Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted two people after their boat ran aground near Wachapreague Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Wachapreague received notification at about 4:40 p.m. that a 37-foot yacht ran aground near Wachapreague Inlet with two Canadian citizens aboard. The Coast Guard issued an urgent marine...

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing man near Quinby, Va.

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing man near Quinby, Va.
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man southeast of Quinby Saturday. The 36-year-old missing man was last seen camping on Parramore Island around midnight Thursday. The Coast Guard searched for a total of 30 hours covering approximately 142 square miles Friday and Saturday. “One of the most difficult decisions...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Quinby, Va.

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Quinby, Va.
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a missing man southeast of Quinby Saturday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center in Portsmouth received notification at about 2:40 p.m. Friday that 36-year-old Will Judge of Baltimore, Maryland, last seen camping on Parramore Island near Quinby Inlet,...

Coast Guard assists 5 boaters near Wachapreague, VA

Coast Guard assists 5 boaters near Wachapreague, VA
Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Callanan, coxswain from Station Wachapreague, tows a disabled vessel after it ran aground on Parramore Island, Virginia, Aug. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Brown) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted five people after their boat ran aground on Parramore Island, Virginia, Saturday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard rescues 4 stranded near Wachapreague, Va.

Coast Guard rescues 4 stranded near Wachapreague, Va.
A Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water crew from Station Wachapreague brings four stranded boaters back to shore after their boat ran aground near Wachapreague, May 25, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Wachapreague) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued four people after a recreational fishing boat ran aground near Wachapreague Thursday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues seven from sailboat in Wachapreague, VA

Coast Guard rescues seven from sailboat in Wachapreague, VA
WACHAPREAGUE, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a sailboat Sunday near Wachapreague.  Coast Guard Station Wachapreague watchstanders were notified at approximately 5:30 p.m., that a family and a friend of the family were aboard a sailboat that ran aground by Hog Island. A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat crew launched from Station Wachapreague at 6 p.m. and arrived...