Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami over weekend

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami over weekend
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of a 32-foot pleasure craft with 11 people aboard near Haulover Inlet and the 34-foot pleasure craft Sunset Stripp with 12 people aboard near Beer Can Island, Saturday after discovering several safety issues. Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Fisher Island

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Fisher Island
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 59-year-old man from the water near Fisher Island, Sunday. Rescued was Lindsey Schult, 59. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report via VHF-FM radio channel 16 from a woman stating that her husband had fallen off his vessel and started drifting south at approximately 2:50 p.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescues 8 from a capsized vessel in Biscayne Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescues 8 from a capsized vessel in Biscayne Bay
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued eight people from the water Sunday in Biscayne Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a 911 call at 8 p.m. Sunday reporting a capsized vessel with eight people aboard. The watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and directed the launch of...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue overdue boater near Biscayne Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue overdue boater near Biscayne Bay
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission rescued an overdue boater near Biscayne Bay, Tuesday. Rescued was Carlos Rosell, 34. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from Rosell’s ex-wife of him being overdue aboard his 18-foot pleasure craft, Sea-Doo at approximately 9:30 a.m. and diverted a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from boat taking on water in Biscayne Bay

Coast Guard rescues 7 from boat taking on water in Biscayne Bay
MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued seven people aboard a 38-foot boat taking on water in Biscayne Bay, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from the Miami-Dade Police Department of the incident at approximately 8:42 p.m. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crew. They arrived on scene at approximately 9 p.m., dewatered...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and one child from a disable 21-foot pleasure craft Saturday 17 miles north of Fort Pierce. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce received a cell phone call at 3:25 p.m. from a mariner in distress reporting they were disabled with three people, two adults...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled boat near Miami

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled boat near Miami
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photoMIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners aboard a disabled 25-foot pleasure craft Thursday in Miami. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call at 8:08 p.m. from a good Samaritan stating they had seen a red meteor flare near the Julia Tuttle Causeway. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law...

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...

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 11 migrants and three suspected smugglers Saturday approximately 9 miles east of Boca Raton. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located a 22-foot cabin cruiser that matched the description of a target of interest with 14 people aboard at...