Coast Guard saves 2 south of Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard saves 2 south of Emerald Isle, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a boat Wednesday taking on water south of Bogue Inlet. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a mayday call from two people aboard the 23-foot skiff, Southern Yankee, 12 miles southeast of Bogue Inlet, stating the skiff was taking on water at approximately 9:40 a.m. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RBM) crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man, 54, near Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man, 54, near Emerald Isle, NC
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Saturday from an capsized boat near Emerald Isle. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received a report from Carteret 911 about 6 a.m. Saturday, reporting a woman who heard a voice calling for help. Emerald Isle Fire Department personnel were also notified and upon arriving on scene verified a voice calling for help. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 jet skiers in Bogue Sound, NC

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 jet skiers in Bogue Sound, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan boater came to the aid of two injured jet skiers Sunday after a collision south of Cedar Point. Two jet skis, one carrying two people and the other carrying three, collided just west of the Cameron Langston Bridge in Bogue Sound about half mile south of Cedar Point at about 11 a.m., injuring two of the people involved. A good Samaritan boater...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after boat capsizes near Camp LeJeune, NC

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after boat capsizes near Camp LeJeune, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a 39-year-old man Wednesday after his boat capsized at the entrance to Bear Inlet near Camp LeJeune, N.C. Seaman Alex Cordes, a boatcrew member at Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle, N.C., and a member of Carteret County emergency medical services assist a man off a 24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water at Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard recovers man from life raft 20 miles south of Atlantic Beach, N.C.

Coast Guard recovers man from life raft 20 miles south of Atlantic Beach, N.C.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued a 51-year-old man aboard a life raft Tuesday after the man abandoned his 28-foot sailboat, Dove, 20 miles south of Atlantic Beach, N.C. Rescued was Jay White of Gloucester. White contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders at approximately 7:15 a.m. via a mayday call on a VHF-FM marine radio stating that his boat was taking...

Coast Guard welcomes new officer-in-charge in Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard welcomes new officer-in-charge in Emerald Isle, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle held a change-of-command ceremony Friday at the station in Emerald Isle, N.C. During the ceremony, Chief Petty Officer Matthew Wolanzyk relieved Chief Warrant Officer Robert Lepere, who served as the officer-in-charge of Station Emerald Isle since 2010. “This has been an amazing three years for me,” said Lepere. “I...

Coast Guard to welcome new officer-in-charge in Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard to welcome new officer-in-charge in Emerald Isle, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony Friday at the station in Emerald Isle, N.C. During the ceremony, Chief Petty Officer Matthew Wolanzyk will relieve Chief Warrant Officer Robert Lepere, who served as the officer-in-charge of Station Emerald Isle since 2010. Station Emerald Isle’s missions include: search and rescue,...

Coast Guard assists 5 from boat taking on water near Bogue Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists 5 from boat taking on water near Bogue Inlet, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted five people aboard a 22-foot disabled boat that was taking on water Tuesday at the entrance to Bogue Inlet near Swansboro, N.C. The owner of the 22-foot boat called Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders via cellular phone at approximately 2 p.m. Tuesday, reporting his boat was taking on water. Sector North Carolina watchstanders issued an urgent...

Coast Guard assists 2 from capsized boat near Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard assists 2 from capsized boat near Emerald Isle, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted two people in the water Wednesday after their 16-foot catamaran capsized approximately a mile south of Emerald Isle, N.C. Carteret County 911 dispatchers contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at approximately 1 p.m. reporting two people in the water. Sector North Carolina watchstanders dispatched crews aboard a 24-foot Special Purpose...