Coast Guard Station Islamorada rescues 4 people from water near Islamorada, Fla.

Coast Guard Station Islamorada rescues 4 people from water near Islamorada, Fla.
MIAMI — Four people were rescued early Wednesday morning after their vessel capsized 1 nautical mile off Islamorada, Florida. A good Samaritan notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida, of a capsized vessel with two adult females and two adult males in the water. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The people in...

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Coast Guard urges boaters to be safe this lobster mini-season

Coast Guard urges boaters to be safe this lobster mini-season
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is reminding the diving and boating community to be safe this lobster mini-season, which begins at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday and ends at midnight Thursday. The lobster mini-season brings a significant increase in the number of boaters and divers in Florida’s coastal waters, which can also lead to an increase in accidents. Safety tips to remember before and during a dive: Check...

Coast Guard reminds boaters to be safe during lobster mini season

MIAMI – The Coast Guard reminds all divers and the boating community to be safe this lobster mini season, beginning 12:01 am Wednesday and ends at 12:00 midnight Thursday. The lobster mini season brings with it a significant increase in the number of boaters and divers in Florida’s coastal waters and this increase in boating activity can lead to accidents if boaters and divers forget...

Coast Guard reminds boaters to be safe during Lobster Mini Season

MIAMI – The Coast Guard reminds all divers and the boating community to be safe this lobster mini season, Wednesday and Thursday.

Coast Guard Sector Key West units rescue 11, assist 16 within 1 hour Saturday

KEY WEST, Fla. — Coast Guard search and rescue coordinators at Sector Key West were busy Saturday after receiving five separate distress calls within one hour resulting in 11 lives saved and 16 others assisted throughout the middle keys.

Coast Guard and partner agencies to hold Lobster Mini-Season briefing

MIAMI — Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, National Park Service, and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel are scheduled to hold a press briefing 10 a.m. Monday regarding diving and boating safety regulations for Lobster Mini-Season, at Integrated Support Command Miami.