Coast Guard to host 14th annual Safe Boating Expo in Channel Islands Harbor

Coast Guard to host 14th annual Safe Boating Expo in Channel Islands Harbor
Channel Islands Harbor 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte Marrow SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is opening its doors at Station  Channel Islands Harbor to the public to promote boating safety Saturday. On May 18-24, the Coast Guard joins the safe boating campaign to kick off National Safe Boating Week promoting safe and responsible boating. “We...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard medevacs man near Santa Cruz Island
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor transported a 61-year old man that sustained severe wrist and hand injuries from a 25-foot recreation boat to Channel Islands Harbor, October 19, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo released by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 61-year-old man near...

Coast Guard medevacs two fishermen near Mugu Rock

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced two fishermen after they had fallen into the water near Mugu Rock, Thursday morning. Ventura County Fire Department contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders at approximately 10:18 a.m., Thursday, reporting that two male fishermen had fallen into the water near Mugu Rock. Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach dispatched a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard responds to vessel stuck on rocks near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard responds to vessel stuck on rocks near Santa Cruz Island
Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard, California National Parks Service and a good Samaritan responded to a vessel that drifted into the rocks with three people aboard off of Santa Cruz Island, Sunday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received a may-day distress at approximately 2:00...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Anacapa Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Anacapa Island
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu rescue swimmer helps a man get aboard a 45-foot response boat medium near Anacapa Island, California, June 22, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class John Rogers) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued three people Friday who were treading water for nearly 90 minutes after their vessel capsized near Anacapa...

Coast Guard crews rescue six people near Channel Islands Harbor

Coast Guard crews rescue six people near Channel Islands Harbor
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew flies over a 36-foot recreational boat after hoisting three passengers from the sinking vessel near Channel Islands Harbor, California, June 10, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo released by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard helicopter and boat crews rescued six people from a sinking vessel 12 miles...

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat near Santa Cruz Island
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 32-year-old man from a sailboat south of Santa Cruz Island Thursday evening. At approximately 6:55 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders overheard a conversation via VHF channel 16 about an injured 32-year-old man...

Coast Guard crews locate two men after receiving distress DSC/PLB alerts

Coast Guard crews locate two men after receiving distress DSC/PLB alerts
Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter and boat crew located and rescued two men in the vicinity of Anacapa Island, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received a recorded distress digital selective calling alert (DSC) and an alert from a personal locator beacon (PLB) from...

Coast Guard assists 4 boaters near Anacapa Island

Coast Guard assists 4 boaters near Anacapa Island
Coast Guard Station Channel Islands, crewmembers tow a disabled 38-foot vessel near Anacapa Island, Sept. 10, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard assisted four boaters after their vessel began taking on water near Anacapa Island, Sunday. At approximately 5:30 p.m., Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor watchstanders received a distress call from a 38-foot boat, with...