Coast Guard stops illegal charter off Miami coast

Coast Guard stops illegal charter off Miami coast
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach law enforcement crew boards the illegal small passenger yacht Jerico, near Haulover Sandbar, Oct. 14, 2020. The vessel had a total of 18 persons on board, 12 were passengers for hire. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard law enforcement crews terminated an illegal charter of an 88-foot yacht, Jerico, Tuesday near Haulover Sandbar. A Station Miami Beach 33-foot...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations near Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations near Miami
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated two illegal charters over the holiday weekend near Miami. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boarding team conducted a boarding of a 24-foot pleasure craft Saturday with eight passengers aboard and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46...

Coast Guard, pleasure craft collide near Manatee Pocket

Coast Guard, pleasure craft collide near Manatee Pocket
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boat crew and a 23-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard were involved in a collision Saturday near Manatee Pocket. The people aboard the pleasure craft were embarked by the Coast Guard boat crew onto the Station Fort Pierce small boat...

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants 10 miles south of Key Colony Beach

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants 10 miles south of Key Colony Beach
A Coast Guard Cutter William Trump smallboat crew and a Coast Guard Station Marathon 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew interdict a rustic vessel 10 miles south of Key Colony Beach, Florida, Sept. 29, 2020.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted 9 Cuban migrants approximately 10 miles south of Key Colony Beach, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders...

Coast Guard halts illegal passenger vessel operation near Sunset Key

Coast Guard halts illegal passenger vessel operation near Sunset Key
The 40-foot pleasure craft, Ocean Motion Too, near Sunset Key, Florida, Sept. 25, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Post. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal passenger vessel operator Friday near Sunset Key. A Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boarding team conducted a boarding of the 40-foot vessel, Ocean Motion Too,...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 35 miles south of Marathon

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 35 miles south of Marathon
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted five Cuban migrants Saturday approximately 35 miles south of Marathon. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification of a 6-foot rustic vessel with five people aboard traveling 30 miles south of Marathon and launched a Coast Guard Station Marathon 33-foot...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters in Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters in Miami
MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated two illegal charters Saturday near Miami. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boarding team boarded the 55-foot motor yacht, My Way, with eight passengers aboard and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 176.100(a) for not having a valid Certificate of Inspection. Violation of 46 C.F.R. 15.515(b)...

Coast Guard medevacs 75-year-old man near Man of War Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs 75-year-old man near Man of War Harbor
Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew members help a 75-year-old man ashore to local emergency medical services Aug. 24, 2020 near Man of War Harbor, Florida. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 75-year-old man Monday near Man of War Harbor. Coast Guard Sector Key West received a medevac request from the man’s family who...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 1, extinguish 2 boat fires near Stock Island

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 1, extinguish 2 boat fires near Stock Island
A Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew member hoses down a sailing vessel Aug. 26, 2020 near Stock Island, Florida. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Key West Fire Rescue and a good Samaritan extinguished two vessel fires and rescued one person Wednesday near Stock Island. Coast Guard Station Key...