Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a man who was missing after Coast Guard crews rescued three people Saturday evening from a capsized commercial fishing boat approximately 30 miles northwest of Bodega Bay. The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tern, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported on...

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday evening after a commercial fishing boat capsized approximately 30 miles north of Bodega Bay, while a search continues for the last man aboard the boat. An emergency position-indicating radio beacon from the 54-foot Miss Hailee...

Coast Guard, Marin County Fire Department rescue 4 in Tomales Bay

Coast Guard, Marin County Fire Department rescue 4 in Tomales Bay
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert.SAN FRANCISCO – Coast Guard and Marin County Fire Department (MCFD) crews rescued four people whose 40-foot sailboat ran aground in Tomales Bay, Thursday evening. At 7:45 p.m. boaters aboard the sailing vessel The Witch contacted Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay watchstanders via VHF marine radio...

Coast Guard and partner agencies rescue teenage sailors in Tomales Bay

Coast Guard and partner agencies rescue teenage sailors in Tomales Bay
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert.BODEGA BAY, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued two teenage sailors whose boat was taking on water in Tomales Bay, Tuesday evening. Members of a local yacht club contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco around 6 p.m. reporting seven of their sailboats, with...

Coast Guard rescues stranded paddleboarder from Bodega Bay jetty

Coast Guard rescues stranded paddleboarder from Bodega Bay jetty
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a stranded paddleboarder from the Bodega Bay jetty, Tuesday evening. 911 dispatchers contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 7 p.m., reporting a person stranded on Bodega Bay’s south jetty waving their arms. A Coast...

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Bodega Bay

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker off the coast of Bodega Bay, Sunday. A Sonoma County park ranger notified Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay watchstanders of a kayaker that was overdue at approximately 1:00 p.m. Sunday. A Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew launched...

Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay to host open house

Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay to host open house
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay crewmembers are scheduled to host an open house, Saturday. Station Bodega Bay crewmembers invite the public to visit the station between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to learn about Coast Guard operations in the area. “We’re excited to open our doors to...

Coast Guard names Pacific Southwest enlisted persons of the year

Coast Guard names Pacific Southwest enlisted persons of the year
Petty Officer 1st Class Jason McNally (center) is joined by Rear Adm. Peter Gautier and Master Chief Petty Officer Ryan Fahlenkamp as he is named the district’s enlisted person of the year during a ceremony in Alameda, California, March 1, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory Mendenhall) ALAMEDA, Calif. — Two Pacific Southwest-based Coast Guard petty officers were chosen...

Coast Guard assists disabled fishing vessel near Jenner, Calif.

Coast Guard assists disabled fishing vessel near Jenner, Calif.
A Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew escorts a fishing vessel to Bodega Bay after the vessel became disabled three miles off the coast of Jenner, Calif., Aug. 17, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assisted a fisherman Friday evening near Jenner, after his 33-foot fishing boat became disabled. The boater contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco...