Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Dodge Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Dodge Island
The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 44-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard after discovering multiple violations during a boarding. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 44-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard in the vicinity of Dodge Island, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew boarding...

Coast Guard investigates and fines six illegal charter boats in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard investigates and fines six illegal charter boats in Lake Tahoe
A Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe boat crew and El Dorado Sherriff’s board a pleasure craft to ensure passenger and crew safety in Lake Tahoe, Calif., August 21, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Anna Frank) SAN FRANCISCO – Coast Guard Sector San Francisco investigators conducted an operation with local law enforcement throughout the course of a week to terminate unlicensed and illegal charter...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Watson Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Watson Island
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beachboatcrew terminated the voyage of a 22-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 after discovering multiple violations. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Miami Beach MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 22-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard Saturday in the vicinity of Watson Island after discovering multiple...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Miami

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Miami
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 23-foot Hurricane vessel with 12 passengers aboard Monday at the 79th Boat Ramp for conducting an illegal charter. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a notification from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission agents reporting that they had stopped...

Coast Guard issues notice of violation to illegal charter operator in North Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard issues notice of violation to illegal charter operator in North Myrtle Beach
A recreational vessel mooring up after Coast Guard personnel observed the vessel being operated by an unlicensed master with two paying passengers on board May 19, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Coast Guard issued a notice of violations to a recreational boat rental company operating as an illegal charter business out of North Myrtle Beach. On May 19th, Coast Guard...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Nixon Beach

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Nixon Beach
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 34-foot motor vessel, Bada Bing, with five people aboard Sunday near Nixon Beach after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Nixon Beach where they discovered...

Coast Guard halts second weekend illegal charter in Miami

Coast Guard halts second weekend illegal charter in Miami
A 32-foot pleasure craft that was boarded by a Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boarding team in the Miami River, Florida, Mar. 16, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 32-foot pleasure craft with 11 passengers aboard Saturday in the Miami River making this the second illegal charter operation in the Miami area interdicted in two days. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Watson Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Watson Island
A 24-foot pontoon boat that was boarded by a Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boarding team near Watson Island, Florida, Mar. 15, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 24-foot pontoon vessel with seven passengers aboard Friday near Watson Island after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law...

Chicago Coast Guard units host training seminar to discuss illegal boating on Great Lakes

Chicago Coast Guard units host training seminar to discuss illegal boating on Great Lakes
Cmdr. Zeita Merchant, commanding officer of Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago, discusses issues related to illegal charter boating during a training seminar in Chicago, May 17, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Alan Haraf) CHICAGO — Chicago Coast Guard units hosted a week-long training seminar for Coast Guard stations, prevention departments and intelligence divisions from around...