Illegal charter boats pose threat to public safety

Illegal charter boats pose threat to public safety
Pictured are Coast Guard decals displayed by charter vessels. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is continuing their mission to reduce unlicensed and illegal charter boats in the Bay Area. Coast Guard units have recently boarded more than 50 vessels in the Bay Area to verify captain’s licenses and drug-and-alcohol testing programs, while Coast Guard investigators have...