Two men, 16-foot skiff saved from surf and fog

EUREKA, Calif. – The Coast Guard assisted two men aboard the pleasure craft Fishin Mortician, a 16-ft skiff, from the surf and dense fog near the south jetty of the Humboldt Bay entrance channel.

Coast Guard Group Humboldt Bay units rescue kayaker off Trinidad Head

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a man from the rocks on the north side of Trinidad Head this morning, after his kayak overturned in the surf. (video below)

Coast Guard Group Humboldt Bay units rescue three from overturned sailboat

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – Coast Guard units from Group Humboldt Bay rescued three sailors from an overturned sailboat 20 miles off the coast of Fort Bragg, Calif., Saturday afternoon.

Boating safety emphasized at start of salmon season

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – Coast Guard Group Humboldt Bay is emphasizing boating safety at the start of this year’s recreational salmon season. Group Humboldt Bay is prepared for a large increase in boating activity this weekend as the opening of salmon season coincides with Memorial Day weekend. Due to a period of significantly shortened or canceled fishing seasons in the recent past, local...

Coast Guard Group Humboldt Bay units respond to MAYDAY

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – Multiple Coast Guard units from Group Humboldt Bay responded to a MAYDAY call from the fishing vessel Sea Clipper Saturday night.

Coast Guard rescues two sailors near Cape Mendocino

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The Coast Guard rescued two sailors from a fishing boat near Cape Mendocino Thursday afternoon.

Coast Guard saves stranded kayakers in Northern California

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The Coast Guard hoisted two people from the bank of the Mad River after they became separated from their kayak late Saturday night.

Coast Guard suspends search for man who was swept from beach in Northern California

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Crews from Coast Guard Group Humboldt Bay suspended the search late Monday night for a man that was reported to have been swept out to sea near Patrick’s Point State Park, north of Trinidad, Calif.

Coast Guard tows fishing vessel into Crescent City Harbor

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. – Coast Guard units towed a sinking fishing vessel safely into Crescent City Harbor Wednesday afternoon after the vessel's crew reported taking on water less than a mile south of the harbor.