Coast Guard schedules public meetings for proposed America’s Cup regulation

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); SAN FRANCISCO – Coast Guard personnel from Sector San Francisco are scheduled to hold three public meetings concerning the proposed special local regulation in the Federal Register for the 34th America’s Cup and related races that are planned to take place in San Francisco Bay between August and September...

Help keep America’s waterways safe and secure

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The public can assist the Coast Guard in keeping America’s waterways safe and secure. In light of the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, it is important to remember that all Americans play a vital role in homeland security. If you live, work or recreate near the waterways of the United States you can assist the Coast Guard by remaining vigilant and reporting...

Coast Guard reminds all who work and play in Hawaii’s waters to stay vigilant with AWW

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard in Hawaii is taking steps to encourage people who live, work or play along the waterfront to stay watchful and participate in the America’s Waterway Watch program.

Good Samaritan Aids Coast Guard in Rescuing 5 People

HOLLAND, Mich. – A Good Samaritan rescued  five people that were hanging onto their overturned 20-foot boat, today, five miles southwest of here. The five individuals were hanging to their vessel for approximately two hours. The Good Samaritan took the five people on board his sailing vessel, Wings, and later transferred them to a Coast Guard Station Holland 25-foot response boat. All five...

How About “Lending a Hand” to Fight Terrorism?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. Most people can detect when something is “out of place” or when something “is just not right” especially when they are in their “own backyard.” It is this natural level of awareness when in familiar surroundings that is the premise behind the America’s Waterway Watch program. However for the program to really work the U.S. Coast Guard is asking that the public act...