Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami
The Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew takes a photograph Saturday, October 13, 2019, after terminating the voyage of a 42-foot meridian pleasure craft with 14 passengers aboard near Mulroy Channel.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard continued its crackdown on illegal charter vessels this weekend. On Saturday, the Coast Guard terminated the voyage of...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel in the vicinity of Dania Beach

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel in the vicinity of Dania Beach
Coast Guard 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew terminated the voyage of a 26-foot pleasure craft with seven passengers aboard in the vicinity of Dania Beach where the operator was boating under the influence, Saturday. A Station Fort Lauderdale crew arrived...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of a 30-foot vessel near Lake Lauderdale by the Sea

Coast Guard terminates voyage of a 30-foot vessel near Lake Lauderdale by the Sea
Coast Guard 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew terminated the voyage of a 30-foot pleasure craft with two passengers aboard in the vicinity of Lauderdale by the Sea, Saturday. The operator of the vessel was cited for the following violations: Violation...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of a 20-foot vessel near Lake Santa Barbara

Coast Guard terminates voyage of a 20-foot vessel near Lake Santa Barbara
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew terminated the voyage of a 20-foot pleasure craft with six passengers aboard in the vicinity of Lake Santa Barbara, Saturday. The operator of the vessel was cited for the following violations: Violation of 33 C.F.R. 95. for operating a vessel...

Coast Guard, Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office rescue 6 near Blue Heron Bridge

Coast Guard, Palm Beach Sheriff's Office rescue 6 near Blue Heron Bridge
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Palm Beach Sheriff’s office rescued six people from the water near Blue Heron Bridge after their kayaks overturned Friday. The two agencies reached the scene at the same time, embarked the kayakers and brought them ashore with no reported injuries. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters near Miami, Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters near Miami, Fort Lauderdale
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted a boarding Saturday at approximately 5:30 p.m. conducted a boarding on a 20-foot pontoon boat, 11 people aboard, in the vicinity of Picnic Island operating as an illegal charter. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Miami Beach MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of two separate vessels...

Coast Guard recovers 2 deceased from downed aircraft incident in Marathon

Coast Guard recovers 2 deceased from downed aircraft incident in Marathon
Plane wreckage located half a mile north of Marathon airport, Sept. 8, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard recovered two bodies from a downed aircraft incident half a mile north of Marathon Airport, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan of a debris field from a possible downed aircraft north of Marathon Airport. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 2 near Sebastian Inlet during Hurricane Dorian

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 2 near Sebastian Inlet during Hurricane Dorian
MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in rescuing a person from the water Sunday near Sebastian Inlet. Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce watchstanders received a call from the Indian River Police Department initially stating there were three people in the water near Sebastian Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Miami Beach watchstanders put out an urgent marine information broadcast...

Coast Guard, partner agency respond to unsafe boating practices

Coast Guard, partner agency respond to unsafe boating practices
An intoxicated boater sits on the 16-foot vessel while a Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew, along with FWC agents arrived on scene with the vessel Saturday August, 24, 2019 to conduct a field sobriety test.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, responded to unsafe boating practices...