Coast Guard rescues 56-year-old kayaker in distress near Monterey Bay Aquarium

Coast Guard rescues 56-year-old kayaker in distress near Monterey Bay Aquarium
Coast Guard Station Monterey 47-foot motor lifeboat file photo. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker in distress near the Monterey Bay Aquarium Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Station Monterey received a report at approximately 2:30 p.m., that a 56-year-old woman was in distress after she fell in the water and became separated...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Half Moon Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Half Moon Bay
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard along with San Mateo Fire Fighters rescued three people from a rocky cove in Half Moon Bay, Calif., at approximately 2:00 p.m. Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center received a 911 transfer call at 12:01 p.m., from a man on a disabled and adrift 17-foot recreational vessel in Half Moon Bay with two other individuals onboard. Sector...

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off

San Francisco Fleet Week 2016 kicks off
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Fleet Week kicks off in the Bay Area with events open to the public Oct. 3-10, including the Parade of Ships arrival to the Port of San Francisco. With the greater San Francisco Bay Area’s largest military presence totaling more than 4,000 men and women, Coast Guard personnel and assets will participate and provide maritime security for the Fleet Week events. These Coast...

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking boat south of Big Sur

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking boat south of Big Sur
SAN FRANCISCO —The Coast Guard rescued a man from a 42-foot boat that was sinking approximately 27 miles south of Big Sur Wednesday afternoon. The solo sailor radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Wednesday at approximately 3:30 p.m., notifying them that the vessel,  named Ment 2 Be, was taking on water.  On scene conditions were reported to be 12-to-15 foot seas and 25-to-30...

Coast Guard searches for overdue boaters

Coast Guard searches for overdue boaters
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is searching for four boaters aboard a 47-foot white with blue stripe Hunter sailboat Friday. The overdue boaters departed from Monterey to Morro Bay Thursday morning. Crews from Coast Guard Station Morro Bay,  Coast Guard Station Monterey and Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento are conducting a search offshore from Monterey to Los Angeles for Taylor Harper, Eli...

Coast Guard crews tow disabled Monterey sailing vessel

Coast Guard crews tow disabled Monterey sailing vessel
SAN FRANCISCO – Coast Guard crewmembers assisted in towing the 26-foot sailing vessel Mimsy after it became disabled Wednesday morning about 30 miles southwest of Monterey. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received notification at approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday that the sailing vessel was disabled and adrift with one mariner aboard. The operator stated the...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing college students

Coast Guard suspends search for missing college students
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended search efforts for two missing college students who were swept out to sea near Bonny Doon Beach Monday evening. After approximately 22 hours of conducting an extensive multi-agency search of a 46-square-mile area, the search was suspended. Rescue crews that assisted were: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard searching for missing college students

Coast Guard searching for missing college students
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard continues searching for two missing college students who were swept out to sea near Bonny Doon Beach Monday evening. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Monday, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received report from CAL Fire and Coast Guard Station Monterey that hikers fell from a cliff at Bonny Doon Beach near the city of Davenport. A rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking sailboat

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking sailboat
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard saved two people from their sinking sailboat 17 miles offshore, south of Monterey Friday afternoon. At 4:38 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a VHF-FM radio transmission distress call from a person aboard a 55-foot sailboat, who reported the vessel was taking on water at a rapid rate. The two people aboard could not identify why the...