Coast Guard rescues 3 kayakers near Wachapreague, Va.

Coast Guard rescues 3 kayakers near Wachapreague, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued three kayakers Friday near Wachapreague. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center in Portsmouth were notified at about 7:07 p.m. that three kayakers in Burtons Bay had become overwhelmed by wind and were too exhausted to paddle. Sector watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and Coast Guard Station Wachapreague...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking boat near Wachapreague, Va.

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking boat near Wachapreague, Va.
Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Brown, an engineer at Station Wachapreague, Virginia, gazes at an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flying over Metompkin Inlet August 2, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Sanchez) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two people as their disabled boat began taking on water in Metompkin Inlet near Wachapreague Tuesday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard Station Wachapreague boat crew medevacs man near Wachapreague Inlet, Va.

Coast Guard Station Wachapreague boat crew medevacs man near Wachapreague Inlet, Va.
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew member from Station Wachapreague discusses options with a crewman aboard fishing vessel Southern Crusader II about five miles northteast of Wachapreague Inlet, Va., Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Wachapreague)PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Monday who experienced chest pains while on a fishing boat approximately...

Coast Guard rescues two near Wachapreague, VA

Coast Guard rescues two near Wachapreague, VA
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two men Saturday after their 17-foot boat ran aground on Cedar Island near Wachapreague. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report from a concerned friend at 10:30 p.m., Friday stating the two men had departed on a planned 20-minute trip, but had been gone for approximately two hours. The reporting source also stated that the men...

Coast Guard medevacs crewman from boat near Wachapreague, Va.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard assisted with a medevac of a man who was reported as being unconscious aboard a fishing vessel approximately 3 miles east of Wachapreague, Va., Tuesday. A crewmember aboard the fishing vessel John S. Dempster Jr. called Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders at approximately 5 a.m., stating that a crewmember had passed out during breakfast. Crewmembers from...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men near Hog Island, Va.

HOG ISLAND, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two men from a sail boat Monday morning after they ran aground near Hog Island.