Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 23-foot pleasure craft with nine passengers aboard Friday near Bahia Mar Marina. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Bahia Mar Marina where they discovered the following violations: Violation...

Coast Guard halts 4 more weekend illegal charters in Miami area

Coast Guard halts 4 more weekend illegal charters in Miami area
Two pontoon boats moored to a pier at Haulover Inlet, Florida, Mar. 31, 2019. The Coast Guard boarded the two boats and terminated both voyages as illegal charters. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI —The Coast Guard and Bal Harbour Police Department terminated the voyages of several pleasure crafts Sunday, three of which took place at Haulover Inlet. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale law enforcement...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Marine Stadium

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Marine Stadium
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 55-foot pleasure craft, Sea Raven, with 12 people aboard Friday near Marine Stadium after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Marine...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from water 5 miles south of Key West

Coast Guard rescues 5 from water 5 miles south of Key West
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from the aground 65-foot sailing vessel, Serenity, Thursday approximately 5 miles south of Key West. At approximately 6 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report from the crew via VHF radio channel 16 of five people who ran aground on Sand Key Reef. Watchstanders diverted...

Coast Guard rescues 2 near Fleming Key

Coast Guard rescues 2 near Fleming Key
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water Friday in the vicinity of Fleming Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan stating two people were in the water and needed assistance. A Coast Guard 33 –foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter vessel near Aventura Fla.

Coast Guard halts illegal charter vessel near Aventura Fla.
A pontoon vessel is moored after his voyage was terminated due to multiple violations Thursday, March 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a pontoon boat with 13 passengers aboard Thursday near Aventura. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Aventura...

Coast Guard halts third weekend illegal charter in Miami

Coast Guard halts third weekend illegal charter in Miami
MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 42-foot pleasure craft, Breaking the Habit, with 11 passengers aboard Sunday near Monument Island making this the third illegal charter in the Miami area interdicted in three days. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Monument Island where they discovered...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Islamorada

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Islamorada
KEY WEST, Fla. —The Coast Guard medevaced a 66-year-old woman who sustained a back injury after falling aboard the 26-foot research vessel, Irgo, Sunday approximately two miles south of Islamorada. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a medevac request via VHF radio channel 16 from the Irgo crew at approximately 3:30 p.m. and diverted a Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special...

Coast Guard halts second weekend illegal charter in Miami

Coast Guard halts second weekend illegal charter in Miami
A 32-foot pleasure craft that was boarded by a Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boarding team in the Miami River, Florida, Mar. 16, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 32-foot pleasure craft with 11 passengers aboard Saturday in the Miami River making this the second illegal charter operation in the Miami area interdicted in two days. A Coast Guard Station...