Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel near Bethel Island

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel near Bethel Island
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard responded Sunday to a report that the 87-foot vessel, Spirit of Sacramento, was taking on water in the vicinity of Franks Tract near Bethel Island. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco’s command center was notified of the situation at approximately 12:30 a.m. Both people onboard safely disembarked the vessel using a dinghy.  A small boat crew from Coast Guard Station...

3 people rescued near Sherman Island in the Sacramento Delta

3 people rescued near Sherman Island in the Sacramento Delta
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard, Sacramento County Sheriffs and California Highway Patrol combined search efforts to rescue three people that went missing Friday night and were found at approximately 7:37 a.m., Saturday morning near Rio Vista, Calif. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Rio Vista received a call Saturday morning from a local resident near Sherman Island stating that there...

Coast Guard searches for 3 missing people near Rio Vista

Coast Guard searches for 3 missing people near Rio Vista
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has been actively searching for three missing people near Brannan Island, Calif., since 9 p.m. Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call Friday night at 9 p.m., from Brannan Island State Park of an overdue Jet Ski with three people aboard. The Jet Ski with one 36-year-old male, one 22-year-old female and a 10-year-old girl...

Coast Guard rescues woman near Sevenmile Slough in San Joaquin

Coast Guard rescues woman near Sevenmile Slough in San Joaquin
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a woman in distress near Sevenmile Slough in San Joaquin Monday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Rio Vista received a call from Solano County Fire Department of a woman in distress aboard a life raft in the vicinity of Rivers Edge Marina at Sevenmile Slough. At approximately 5:17 p.m., the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center received...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized boat near Bay Point

Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized boat near Bay Point
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two men from a capsized vessel near Bay Point Saturday morning. At 4:49 a.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center received a report of a capsized vessel with two men in the water. One of the men wore a life jacket, while the other one clung to a floating duck decoy. A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Vallejo responded and retrieved...

Coast Guard, partners, good Samaritan rescue two people and their dog

Coast Guard, partners, good Samaritan rescue two people and their dog
SAN FRANCISCO — The crews of Coast Guard Station Rio Vista, Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Patrol unit and a maritime good Samaritan, Bodega Bell, rescued one adult, one child and a dog from an overturned vessel near Big Break Marina in Oakley Friday afternoon. The call for assistance came in to the Contra Costa dispatch center that was subsequently transferred to the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard and Contra Costa Sheriffs rescue 2 from overturned watercraft

Coast Guard and Contra Costa Sheriffs rescue 2 from overturned watercraft
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and the Contra Costa County Sherriff’s Office rescued three adults from two disabled personal watercrafts near the Pittsburg Marina Tuesday evening. At 8:41 p.m. Tuesday, the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center received notification of two people in the water alongside their personal watercrafts, which were disabled near Pittsburg Marina approximately...

Coast Guard Station Rio Vista rescues three aboard overdue jet ski

Coast Guard Station Rio Vista rescues three aboard overdue jet ski
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard received a report of an overdue jet ski with three persons onboard in the vicinity of Pittsburg, Calif., Saturday night. One of the passenger’s mother contacted the Coast Guard reporting that her son and two friends got underway to watch the sunset Saturday and had been missing for approximately two and a half hours. Coast Guard Station Rio Vista, Calif.,...

Coast Guard medically evacuates injured boaters

Coast Guard medically evacuates injured boaters
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard and local agency personnel medically evacuated three injured persons from a grounded recreational boat east of the Antioch Bridge in Antioch, Calif., Sunday. At approximately 11:12 a.m., Coast Guard Station Rio Vista watchstanders received a call from a person aboard a grounded 40-foot recreational boat, requesting assistance for one passenger who had sustained a back...