Coast Guard searching for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa
U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill. MIAMI—The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue boater who was reported missing Sunday during a transit from Cozumel, Mexico to Tampa, Florida. Missing is Grant Neie, 74. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District command center received a report from Neie’s wife stating he was aboard the 38-foot sailing vessel, Nai’a,...

Coast Guard halts 2 more illegal charter operations in Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 more illegal charter operations in Miami
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 27-foot pleasure craft with 12 people aboard Friday near America Airlines Arena and a 36-foot pleasure craft with 12 passengers aboard Saturday after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water after vessel capsizes

Coast Guard searching for person in the water after vessel capsizes
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water after a towing vessel capsized at mile marker 55 on the lower Mississippi River north of Point A La Hache, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 8:12 p.m. of the 54-foot inspected towing vessel Seattle Slew...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Watson Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Watson Island
A 24-foot pontoon boat that was boarded by a Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boarding team near Watson Island, Florida, Mar. 15, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 24-foot pontoon vessel with seven passengers aboard Friday near Watson Island after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in Savannah, free public tours available

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in Savannah, free public tours available
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle transits down the Savannah River towards Savannah, Georgia, Mar. 15, 2019, alongside two Air Station Savannah helicopters.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson) SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrived in Savannah, Friday. Free public tours are available on Saturday, and Sunday before Eagle’s departure on Monday. Public tours of...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to arrive in Savannah Friday

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle to arrive in Savannah Friday
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in Savannah Friday, and be open to the public for tours during the weekend. At 295-feet in length, Eagle is the largest tall-ship flying the stars and stripes and the only active square-rigger in U.S. government service. Public...

Coast Guard re-designates Eureka as official Coast Guard City

Coast Guard re-designates Eureka as official Coast Guard City
Coast Guard Capt. Greg Fuller, Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay commander, Capt. James Pruett, Coast Guard 11th District chief of staff, and Mayor Susan Seaman of Eureka, California (pictured left to right) pose together as they re-designate Eureka as a Coast Guard City, Feb. 22, 2019 in Eureka.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard re-designated Eureka as an official...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 201 miles north of St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 201 miles north of St. Paul, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to St. Paul, approaches the fishing vessel Kari Marie to medevac a man from it, approximately 201 miles north of St. Paul, Alaska, Feb. 18, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to St. Paul, medevaced a man from the fishing...

Coast Guard busts illegal “twerking” charter boat in Florida

Coast Guard busts illegal "twerking" charter boat in Florida
var _informq = _informq || []; _informq.push(['embed']); So much for hunting for booty on the high seas. The US Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 45-foot “twerk boat” in South Florida waters on Sunday, putting an end to the fun for fourteen passengers after a routine boarding of the charter vessel revealed several safety violations. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...