Coast Guard halts illegal charter on Miami River

Coast Guard halts illegal charter on Miami River
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach crewmembers board the 49-foot pleasure craft, Natalie, on the Miami River in Florida, Dec. 7, 2019. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ayisha Loya. MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 49-foot pleasure craft, Natalie, with 16 people aboard Saturday on the Miami River. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard rescues person in water off South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues person in water off South Padre Island
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a 28-year-old woman after she drifted approximately a quarter mile offshore of South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstanders were notified by the Cameron County Police Department of...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Mallory Square

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Mallory Square
KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 33-foot pleasure craft with seven people aboard in the vicinity of Mallory Square, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew boarding team conducted the boarding of a pleasure craft and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 15.605 for failure to have an uninspected...

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for 74-year-old man near Big Pine Key

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for 74-year-old man near Big Pine Key
Coast Guard 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for John Gyurtsak, 74, from Big Pine Key after he was reported overdue, Tuesday. Gyurtsak was last seen in his 34-foot pleasure craft, Thermocline, departing from Big Pine Key, Monday prior to 2 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Dodge Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Dodge Island
The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 44-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard after discovering multiple violations during a boarding. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 44-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard in the vicinity of Dodge Island, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew boarding...

Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen near South Padre Island, Texas
Station South Padre Island crew members transfer four fishermen rescued from the water after their vessel struck the south jetty to emergency medical services personnel at Station South Padre Island in South Padre Island, Texas, Oct. 25, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews rescued four fishermen from the water after their fishing...

Coast Guard terminates voyage for operating under the influence near Haulover Inlet

Coast Guard terminates voyage for operating under the influence near Haulover Inlet
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew ends the voyage of a 32-foot vessel after completing a field sobriety test on the operator October 24, 2019 near Hanover Inlet, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 32-foot pleasure craft due to the operator boating under the influence in the vicinity of Haulover...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes near Rybovich Marina

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes near Rybovich Marina
A capsized 18-foot sailing vessel near Rybovich Marina, Florida, Oct. 20, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued one person from the water after his boat capsized near Rybovich Marina in West Palm Beach, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew rescued the boater and transferred him to commercial salvage with no medical...

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...