Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for operating under the influence in Miami River

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for operating under the influence in Miami River
Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew members conduct a field sobriety test on a vessel operator Sept. 9, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 35-foot cabin cruiser due to the operator boating under the influence of alcohol Sunday in the Miami River. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a...

Great Lakes Coast Guard and partners assist with 13 search and rescue cases during Memorial Day weekend

Great Lakes Coast Guard and partners assist with 13 search and rescue cases during Memorial Day weekend
CLEVELAND — Five instances of boaters operating under the influence of alcohol and 13 search and rescue cases across the Great Lakes during the recent holiday weekend showcase the need for boating safety precautions and the importance of boaters looking out for each other. Numerous good Samaritan boaters and local responders arrived on scene and rendered assistance  to distressed boaters prior...