Coast Guard encourages safe boating practices during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard encourages safe boating practices during San Francisco Fleet Week
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard reminds boaters in the Bay Area to be safe while out on the water during San Francisco Fleet Week events. Fleet Week recognizes and honors military members and tends to be a busy weekend for boaters. Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 60s while water temperatures are expected to in the low 60s. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard arrests illegal charter operator in Miami

Coast Guard arrests illegal charter operator in Miami
MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 45-foot pleasure craft, Breaking the Habit, with 12 passengers aboard Saturday near American Airlines Arena. Watchstanders determined that the vessel was operating illegally and in violation of a previous Captain of the Port order. This is the second time within a month the vessel was discovered operating as an illegal charter. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard stops illegal charter operation near Port Everglades

Coast Guard stops illegal charter operation near Port Everglades
The 70-foot motor yacht Isabella moored at Lauderdale Marina, July 25, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 70-foot motor yacht, Isabella, with six passengers aboard Wednesday in the vicinity of Port Everglades for conducting an illegal charter despite a prior Coast Guard 7th District commander order to cease illegal charter activity. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel operating illegally on Lake Michigan

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel operating illegally on Lake Michigan
CHICAGO —The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an illegal passenger vessel operating on Lake Michigan near Chicago in violation of a prior Captain of the Port Order, Saturday. A Coast Guard boarding team from Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor, in partnership with Illinois Department of Natural Resources, conducted a recreational boating safety exam of the vessel, Another Dream, in Monroe Harbor....

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Bahia Mar Marina
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 23-foot pleasure craft with nine passengers aboard Friday near Bahia Mar Marina. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Bahia Mar Marina where they discovered the following violations: Violation...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter vessel near Aventura Fla.

Coast Guard halts illegal charter vessel near Aventura Fla.
A pontoon vessel is moored after his voyage was terminated due to multiple violations Thursday, March 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a pontoon boat with 13 passengers aboard Thursday near Aventura. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Aventura...

Chicago Coast Guard, partners crack down on illegal charters

Chicago Coast Guard, partners crack down on illegal charters
Boarding officers from Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor prepare to approach a boat operator on Lake Michigan. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf) CHICAGO ― The Coast Guard and Chicago-area partner agencies, including the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Chicago Police Marine Unit, cracked down on boat owners and operators conducting illegal charter...

Coast Guard, other agencies conduct operations to counter illegal charters

Coast Guard, other agencies conduct operations to counter illegal charters
ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard and partner agencies conducted operations to promote safety on Lake of the Ozarks from June through September 2018. During the operations, Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River boatcrews and investigators conducted: 35 safety boardings Nine voyage terminations for illegal charters Education on boating safety and illegal charter operations Five ongoing investigations,...