Coast Guard rescues stranded wind surfer near Coyote Point

Coast Guard rescues stranded wind surfer near Coyote Point
A Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45-foot Response Boat crew rescues a stranded wind surfer after he became separated from his gear off Coyote Point near San Mateo, California, Sept. 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard, partner agencies and a good Samaritan rescued a stranded wind surfer after he became separated from his gear near Coyote Point, Tuesday evening. The...

Coast Guard rescues boater near Alameda

Coast Guard rescues boater near Alameda
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a boater whose 14-foot sailing vessel capsized and was taking on water south of Alameda, Tuesday. The operator of the sailing vessel made a mayday broadcast via VHF-FM channel 16 around 4 p.m., but due to a language barrier, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 41 passengers from aground vessel near Berkeley Marina

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 41 passengers from aground vessel near Berkeley Marina
A boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Sockeye transfers passengers from the 52-foot passenger vessel Osprey, Feb. 10, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Evan Goda) SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard and partner agency crews responded to a vessel aground with 43 people aboard near the Berkeley Marina, Saturday afternoon. The crew of the  52-foot passenger vessel Osprey, contacted Coast Guard Sector San...

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Richmond Marina

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Richmond Marina
Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45 foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters stranded on a piling near Richmond Marina, Tuesday evening. At approximately 7:30 p.m., the boaters contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders reporting that they became stranded on a piling after their fishing boat sank. Sector San Francisco watchstanders dispatched...

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters from old Berkeley pier

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters from old Berkeley pier
Cost Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters after their boat was beset by high winds against the old Berkeley pier, west of the Berkeley Marina, Saturday. At approximately 11 a.m., a good Samaritan contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders reporting two mariners stranded on the Berkeley pier ruins after...

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week
Petty Officer 1st Class Cory Sumner and Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite guide their bomb-detection dogs for Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco 91105, as they conduct pier sweeps during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s...

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones

Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week, enforces safety and security zones
Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot coastal buoy tender homeported in San Pedro, Calif., place a yellow buoy marking the center of the San Francisco Fleet Week 2017 security zone, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall. SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival...

Coast Guard rescues man in Oakland Estuary after sailboat runs aground

Coast Guard rescues man in Oakland Estuary after sailboat runs aground
A 32-foot sailing vessel lists to starboard in the Oakland Estuary, Calif., Sep. 9, 2017.  Coast Guard courtesy photo. SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a 61-year-old man who ran his 32-foot sailing vessel aground in the Oakland Estuary, Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received the man’s 911 relay call around 5:40 p.m., reporting his vessel had...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 near Alcatraz Island

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 near Alcatraz Island
A vessel that ran aground onto Alcatraz Island, Calif., remains ashore after the two boaters who were on board were rescued from the water, Aug. 29, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN FRANCISCO — A good Samaritan and a Coast Guard aircrew rescued two people from the water after their raft ran aground and took on water near Alcatraz Island, Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders...