Coast Guard escorts disabled sailing vessel near Monterey

Coast Guard escorts disabled sailing vessel near Monterey
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard completed an escort and tow of a disabled vessel to Moss Landing early Monday morning after the vessel experienced engine failure. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report Sunday at 1:19 p.m., from Coast Guard Station Monterey of a 45-foot sailing vessel disabled and adrift approximately 40 miles offshore. The sailing vessel’s crew was able...

Coast Guard Cutter Pike escorts disabled sailing vessel near Monterey

Coast Guard Cutter Pike escorts disabled sailing vessel near Monterey
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard responded to a disabled vessel approximately 56 miles southwest of Monterey Sunday afternoon. At 1:19 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report from Coast Guard Station Monterey of a 45-foot sailing vessel disabled and adrift approximately 40 miles offshore. The vessel became disabled after Saturday night’s storm causing lines and...

Disabled tanker Pine Galaxy arrives in San Francisco

Disabled tanker Pine Galaxy arrives in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — The disabled mixed-products tanker Pine Galaxy arrived in San Francisco for repairs Wednesday. Commercial tugs towed the ship safety into the Port of San Francisco with an escort by the Coast Guard Cutter Pike and the crew of a Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45-foot Response Boat — Medium. The Pine Galaxy will undergo repairs and inspection at a shipyard in San Francisco. The...

San Diego Coast Guard and partner agencies seize 2 tons of marijuana

San Diego Coast Guard and partner agencies seize 2 tons of marijuana
SAN DIEGO — U.S. Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection worked together to seize almost 4,000 pounds of marijuana approximately 130 miles southwest of Point Loma, Calif., Monday afternoon. A Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew first spotted a suspicious 40-foot panga boat with three people aboard off the coast of San Clemente Island during a routine patrol. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft near San Pablo Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft near San Pablo Bay
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard suspended its active search at 12 p.m. Monday for a pilot aboard a small aircraft that collided with another plane in mid-air above the San Pablo Bay in Richmond, Calif., Sunday. “Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family of the missing person, the Coast Guard suspends a search and rescue case with extremely great care and deliberation, “ said Capt. Mike...

Coast Guard responds to capsized America’s Cup vessel near San Francisco

Coast Guard responds to capsized America’s Cup vessel near San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — A 100-yard safety zone has been established around an America’s Cup Team Artemis vessel that capsized in San Francisco Bay today. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center were notified at approximately 1:00 p.m. of the vessel capsizing near Treasure Island while practicing. The Artemis 72, a Swedish-flagged vessel, had 12 people aboard when it capsized....

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 near Monterey Bay, Calif.

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 near Monterey Bay, Calif.
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended the search at 9:30 a.m. for four people who reported abandoning their 29-foot sailboat approximately 65 miles off the coast of Monterey, Calif., Sunday. Coast Guard crews made 34 searches with the assistance of the Navy and 129th Rescue Wing, California Air National Guard doing five additional searches. The multi-agency search covered an area approximately...

Coast Guard continues search for 4 missing boaters off Pillar Point

Coast Guard continues search for 4 missing boaters off Pillar Point
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard is continuing the search for two adults and two children, who went missing after their 29-foot sailboat started taking on water Sunday afternoon. Currently searching are: Coast Guard Cutter Active var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} }); Coast Guard Cutter Pike Coast Guard Air Station...

Fleet Week, America’s Cup – Formula for fun, frenzy

Fleet Week, America's Cup - Formula for fun, frenzy
San Francisco – This week’s confluence of major events in San Francisco Bay is a rare opportunity for boaters and citizens to explore and enjoy the area’s vibrant maritime culture, but it also holds the potential for accidents and conflicts that the Coast Guard and other emergency response agencies are working hard to avoid.  While some Bay area Coast Guard personnel will have time...