Coast Guard rescues overdue boater 9 miles southeast of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater 9 miles southeast of Fort Pierce
A Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew tows a 14-foot skiff, Jan. 8, 2020 approximately 9 miles southeast of Fort Pierce, Florida.  Coast Guard Photo Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeremy Tallant. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue boater Wednesday approximately nine miles southeast of Fort Pierce. Rescued was: Justin Skiff, 29. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65...

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) rescued 17 people Saturday from a disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach, which was also reported overdue from the Bahamas. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a notification from the Coast Guard Liaison Office...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes near Rybovich Marina

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes near Rybovich Marina
A capsized 18-foot sailing vessel near Rybovich Marina, Florida, Oct. 20, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued one person from the water after his boat capsized near Rybovich Marina in West Palm Beach, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew rescued the boater and transferred him to commercial salvage with no medical...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Deerfield Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Deerfield Beach
MIAMI – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 55-year old missing diver half a mile south of Deerfield Beach, Florida. After searching 3,932 square-nautical miles for over 68 hours, officials were unable to locate the diver who was reported missing from a dive boat on Sunday night. “The Coast Guard’s search and rescue mission is one we take very personally, and it is never easy suspending...

Coast Guard, Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office rescue 6 near Blue Heron Bridge

Coast Guard, Palm Beach Sheriff's Office rescue 6 near Blue Heron Bridge
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Palm Beach Sheriff’s office rescued six people from the water near Blue Heron Bridge after their kayaks overturned Friday. The two agencies reached the scene at the same time, embarked the kayakers and brought them ashore with no reported injuries. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received...

Coast Guard, partner agency respond to unsafe boating practices

Coast Guard, partner agency respond to unsafe boating practices
An intoxicated boater sits on the 16-foot vessel while a Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew, along with FWC agents arrived on scene with the vessel Saturday August, 24, 2019 to conduct a field sobriety test.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, responded to unsafe boating practices...

Coast Guard interdicts 15 migrants, suspected smuggler east of Boynton Beach

Coast Guard interdicts 15 migrants, suspected smuggler east of Boynton Beach
Pictured are 14 Haitian migrants and two suspected smugglers in a 30-foot cabin cruiser approximately 12 miles east of Boynton Beach, Florida, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 14 Haitian migrants a Dominican migrant and a suspected smuggler Wednesday 12 miles east of Boynton Beach. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report from the Palm...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescues man from downed aircraft east of Juno Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescues man from downed aircraft east of Juno Beach
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami crew approaches a life raft with one survivor aboard Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (Coast Guard photo) JUNO BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard along with the Palm Beach Sheriff’s office rescued a man from the water after his small aircraft went down 18 miles east of Juno Beach. Rescued was, Robert Lillard, 51. Coast Guard 7th District...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed Piper Saratoga aircraft

Coast Guard suspends search for downed Piper Saratoga aircraft
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a downed Piper Saratoga aircraft with two people aboard 23 miles east of Palm Beach Sunday. The Coast Guard conducted maritime and aerial searches for more than 32 hours and concentrated in an area of 1,164 square nautical miles. Numerous other searches were conducted by Palm Beach Sheriff Office...