Coast Guard, international partners rescue rower 530 miles off Cape Cod

Coast Guard, international partners rescue rower 530 miles off Cape Cod
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); This is a screenshot of Niall Macdonald’s last recorded position on his website Friday, June 15, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of a man aboard ocean rowboat Alba Friday after he activated his emergency position indicating radio beacon...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 2 boaters after vessel capsizes off Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 2 boaters after vessel capsizes off Cape Canaveral
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued two boaters Friday after their vessel capsized 9 miles east of Cape Canaveral. Rescued were Justin Desoto, 33, from Seminole County and Andy Odom. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville were notified at 9 p.m. by Brevard County Sheriff’s Office of a 911 hang-up...

Coast Guard saves 2 men off Molokai thanks to registered EPIRB

Coast Guard saves 2 men off Molokai thanks to registered EPIRB
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued two fishers off Molokai after their vessel reportedly capsized, Thursday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point responded. The aircrew located the fishers and hoisted them to safety,...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after fishing vessel sinks off Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard rescues 3 after fishing vessel sinks off Myrtle Beach
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued three fishermen Friday after their fishing vessel sank 45 miles east of Myrtle Beach. The fishermen reported their 33-foot fishing vessel, Aunt T, was sinking and had to abandon ship into their life raft. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified by an emergency position...

Coast Guard hones in on safety as summer boating season commences in Northeast

Coast Guard hones in on safety as summer boating season commences in Northeast
BOSTON — The Coast Guard released its 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics report Tuesday, revealing boating fatalities nationwide totaled 658, the second highest number in five years. In the Northeast, recreational boating deaths decreased from 55 in 2016 to 54 in 2017. Thirty-nine of the 54 people who died drowned and 41 of the 54 deaths were the result of capsizing or falling overboard. Thirty-nine...

Coast Guard rescues man 8 miles east of Delray Beach

Coast Guard rescues man 8 miles east of Delray Beach
Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet rescues a 65-year-old man Thursday, May 24, 2018 (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Lake Worth Inlet) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a man Thursday after his sailing vessel began taking on water eight miles east of Delray Beach. Rescued was Jean Dextraze, 65, from Canada. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 7th District Command Center received an...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from water near Marathon, Fla.

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from water near Marathon, Fla.
A Coast Guard Station Marathon crew rescue a boater after their vessel turned over near Marathon, Florida.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard along with a good Samaritan rescued two people from the water Monday after their vessel capsized approximately three miles north of Marathon. Rescued were Calvin Kuo, 58, and Phil McCloud, 68, both from Chicago. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard assists Canadian mariner in distress off Big Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard assists Canadian mariner in distress off Big Island of Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Lt. j.g. Peter Driscoll HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted a distressed Canadian mariner to Hilo Sunday after his vessel began taking on water about 80 miles southeast of the Big Island. “We’re pleased this mariner is safe. The use of the emergency position indicating radio beacon allowed us to locate him quickly and render assistance,”...

Coast Guard, International partners rescue 3 mariners 460 miles northeast of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, International partners rescue 3 mariners 460 miles northeast of Puerto Rico
A Coast Guard Station San Juan boatcrew take a photo with survivors of a sinking sailing vessel. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station San Juan SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard transferred three mariners Saturday, who were rescued from the Atlantic Ocean by a bulk carrier traveling to San Juan. Coast Guard Sector San Juan Command Center watchstanders received notification Thursday of...