Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct law enforcement exercise in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct law enforcement exercise in San Francisco Bay
Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45 foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct an interagency maritime active-threat exercise in conjunction with Water Emergency Transportation Agency (WETA), Thursday. The exercise is scheduled to involve Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel along with participants from the Neptune Coalition, a partnership...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking sailboat near Richmond

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking sailboat near Richmond
A Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew rescued two people from their 16-foot sailboat after it began taking on water near Richmond, Calif., June 6, 2020. The crew transported the individuals in good health to the Richmond Marina and the owner was able to receive assistance to remove his vessel from the water. (U. S. Coast Guard photo) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues man from Marshall’s Beach

Coast Guard rescues man from Marshall's Beach
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued an adult man who was stranded near Marshall’s Beach in San Francisco Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center watchstanders received a report from the National Parks Service at 11:12 p.m. requesting assistance in the...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 2 from aground houseboat in Napa River

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 2 from aground houseboat in Napa River
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin hoists two men from an aground houseboat in Napa River, California. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo /Released) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two people from an aground houseboat in the Napa River, Friday morning. Napa Police Department contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center watchstanders at approximately 6 a.m reporting...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from disabled sailboat in Pillar Point

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from disabled sailboat in Pillar Point
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin crew with rescued members of the 30-foot sailboat, Freedom.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo /Released) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a disabled sailboat in Pillar Point Harbor, Wednesday morning. The owner of the 30-foot sailboat Freedom, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center at approximately...

Coast Guard cites sailboat owner for violating navigation rules near Stockton

Coast Guard cites sailboat owner for violating navigation rules near Stockton
A 25-foot sailing vessel crosses the bow of a 550-foot tank ship transiting a narrow channel near Stockton, California, April 18, 2020. (Courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard cited the operator of a 25-foot sailboat in the San Francisco Bay Area Thursday for negligent operations. The sailboat crossed in front of the bow of a 550-foot tank ship on April 18 while transiting a narrow channel...

Coast Guard crews rescue 2 from sinking yacht 9 miles south of Monterey Bay

Coast Guard crews rescue 2 from sinking yacht 9 miles south of Monterey Bay
A Coast Guard Station Monterey 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew arrives to assist The Going Coastal south of Monterey April, 30 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo Courtesy Photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Thursday after their 92-foot yacht sank approximately nine miles south of Monterey Bay. Crewmemers aboard the Going Coastal made a mayday call at approximately 11:45 a.m....

Coast Guard rescues kayaker off the coast of San Francisco

Coast Guard rescues kayaker off the coast of San Francisco
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued an overturned kayaker off the coast of Pacifica, Friday. San Mateo County personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at 3:50 p.m. reporting a person in the water in distress approximately 100 yards offshore. Sector San Francisco...

Coast Guard transports HHS personnel, supplies to Grand Princess

Coast Guard transports HHS personnel, supplies to Grand Princess
Coast Guard Cutter Pike crew members assist a member with the Department of Health and Human Services on to a small boat from the Grand Princess off the coast of San Francisco, California, March 8, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Alexander LaBelle) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard transported seven people from the Department of Health and Human Services in addition to supplies to the cruise...