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...

Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay holds change of command

Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay holds change of command
Senior Chief Petty Officer Jeremiah M. Wolf assumes command of Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay from Senior Chief Petty Officer Scott E. Slade during a change-of-command ceremony, June 21, 2018, in Bodega Bay, California. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall) SAN FRANCISCO — Senior Chief Petty Officer Jeremiah M. Wolf relieved Senior Chief Petty Officer Scott E. Slade...

Coast Guard rescues man washed out to sea near Salt Point State Park

Coast Guard rescues man washed out to sea near Salt Point State Park
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues a man who was washed out to sea while fishing at Salt Point State Park, March 17, 2018.  (California Highway Patrol photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a fisherman who became washed into the surf near Salt Point State Park near Jenner, Saturday morning. A good Samaritan contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco...