Coast Guard, partners rescue two boaters 60 miles west of Bahamas

Coast Guard, partners rescue two boaters 60 miles west of Bahamas
Two boaters after being rescued by the Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force and Royal Bahamas Police Force approximately 58 miles west of the Bahamas, Dec. 10, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF), and Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) rescued two overdue Bahamian boaters Tuesday approximately 60 miles west of the Bahamas. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking catamaran

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking catamaran
A Coast Guard Station San Juan small boat crew rescue two people after it was reported the sailing vessel Blue Cocktail was taking on water 10 miles north of Manati, Puerto Rico, Dec. 6, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard video) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews and the crew of the passenger ferry Kydon combined efforts to rescue two boaters from a sinking catamaran Friday night, approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) rescued 17 people Saturday from a disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach, which was also reported overdue from the Bahamas. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a notification from the Coast Guard Liaison Office...

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) crewmember inspects a migrant vessel just off Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico that was adrift and without engines with 13 migrants aboard Nov. 18, 2019. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard repatriated 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic and ended a two-day search Tuesday for three others who remain missing as part of an illegal migrant voyage Monday...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue boaters who departed from Key Largo

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue boaters who departed from Key Largo
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two missing boaters along the southeastern coast of Florida, Wednesday. Rescued was Adnan J. Diaz, 31. Missing are Luis Rivas Engrova, 38, and Ylianet Ibañez, 26. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched...

Coast Guard searching for 2, good Samaritan rescues 1 from overdue vessel

Coast Guard searching for 2, good Samaritan rescues 1 from overdue vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Cochito file photo by Joseph P. Cirone, USCGAUX MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for two missing boaters along the southeastern coast of Florida, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification Sunday at 3:53 p.m., from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reporting a potential overdue 23-foot Blue Proline vessel with three people aboard....

Coast Guard suspends search for 56-year-old man near Cudjoe Key

Coast Guard suspends search for 56-year-old man near Cudjoe Key
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing 56-year-old man near Cudjoe, Friday. Missing is Lance Hartkopp, who departed Wednesday in his 20-foot Cuddy Cabin vessel from Blimp Road Boat Ramp in Cudjoe Key. “The decision to suspend a search is never an easy one as our hope is to be able to reunite people with their family and friends,” said Cmdr. Blanca Rosas, search and...

Coast Guard suspends search for 74-year-old man near Big Pine Key

Coast Guard suspends search for 74-year-old man near Big Pine Key
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing 74-year-old man near Big Pine Key, Thursday. Missing is John Gyurtsak, last seen in his 34-foot pleasure craft, Thermocline, departing from Big Pine Key, Monday prior to 2 p.m. “We have made the difficult decision to suspend our search,” said Cmdr. Blanca Rosas, search and rescue mission coordinator with Coast Guard Sector Key...

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...