Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Baker’s Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Baker's Haulover Inlet
MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 39-foot pleasure craft Down Under with seven passengers aboard recently in Baker’s Haulover Inlet after discovering multiple safety violations. After being notified of the vessel by Customs and Border Protection a Coast Guard Station Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew conducted a boarding of the vessel...

Coast Guard rescues 51-year-old man from water in Alligator Reef, Key West

Coast Guard rescues 51-year-old man from water in Alligator Reef, Key West
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA3 Mario Romero MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 51-year-old man from the water in Alligator Reef, Key West, Wednesday. Rescued was Carlos Arboleda, 51. At approximately 11 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report from a source saying they lost sight of a man swimming in Alligator Reef. Watchstanders launched a Coast...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami over weekend

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami over weekend
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of a 32-foot pleasure craft with 11 people aboard near Haulover Inlet and the 34-foot pleasure craft Sunset Stripp with 12 people aboard near Beer Can Island, Saturday after discovering several safety issues. Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Fisher Island

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Fisher Island
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 59-year-old man from the water near Fisher Island, Sunday. Rescued was Lindsey Schult, 59. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report via VHF-FM radio channel 16 from a woman stating that her husband had fallen off his vessel and started drifting south at approximately 2:50 p.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Loiza, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Loiza, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search at sunset Sunday for a missing 20-year-old boater off the north and northeastern coast of Puerto Rico. Still missing is Jan Carlos Olivos Castro, 20, who along with three other men was reportedly aboard a 16-foot boat that reportedly sank Thursday off the coast of Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. “Making the determination...

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man near Stock Island

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man near Stock Island
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old man suffering from chest pains aboard an 80-foot shrimping vessel 1 mile south of Stock Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a distress call from the crew of the shrimping vessel via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at approximately 11 a.m. Watchstanders diverted...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from boat taking on water in Biscayne Bay

Coast Guard rescues 7 from boat taking on water in Biscayne Bay
MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued seven people aboard a 38-foot boat taking on water in Biscayne Bay, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from the Miami-Dade Police Department of the incident at approximately 8:42 p.m. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crew. They arrived on scene at approximately 9 p.m., dewatered...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and one child from a disable 21-foot pleasure craft Saturday 17 miles north of Fort Pierce. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce received a cell phone call at 3:25 p.m. from a mariner in distress reporting they were disabled with three people, two adults...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled boat near Miami

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled boat near Miami
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photoMIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners aboard a disabled 25-foot pleasure craft Thursday in Miami. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call at 8:08 p.m. from a good Samaritan stating they had seen a red meteor flare near the Julia Tuttle Causeway. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law...