Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations near Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations near Miami
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated two illegal charters over the holiday weekend near Miami. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boarding team conducted a boarding of a 24-foot pleasure craft Saturday with eight passengers aboard and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46...

Coast Guard halts illegal charters on Lake Washington, Lake Union

Coast Guard halts illegal charters on Lake Washington, Lake Union
The crew of the USCGC Sea Lion, an 87-foot coastal patrol boat homeported in Bellingham, Washington, conducts vessel safety inspections, boating under the influence enforcement, and counter illegal charter operations on Lake Washington, Washington,, Sept. 6, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard Photo. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of three illegally chartered pleasure crafts over Labor Day...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tampa, Florida

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tampa, Florida
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew conduct a safety boarding aboard a 27-foot boat Aug. 31, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez) PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter near Tampa, Florida, Monday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boat crew, along with Coast Guard Investigating Officers...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters near Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters near Miami
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boarding team boards a pleasure craft near Miami, Florida, Aug. 29, 2020.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated two illegal charters Sunday near Miami. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boarding team boarded the vessels, I Need to Relax and Sea Devil, and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R....

Coast Guard notes increase in illegal charters across the Mid-Atlantic

Coast Guard notes increase in illegal charters across the Mid-Atlantic
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard has discovered and halted the voyages of at least five illegal charters discovered across the Mid-Atlantic since July. An illegal charter is a pay-for-hire operation where boat owners or someone they hire take passengers on the water without the proper credentials, and in some cases without proper safety gear...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tierra Verde

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tierra Verde
A Coast Guard investigating officer terminates the voyage of a 47-foot boat deemed to be operating as an illegal uninspected passenger vessel with 10 passengers in Tierra Verde, Florida Aug. 25, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter near Tierra Verde Saturday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat–Small II boat...

Coast Guard rescues seven 12 miles south of Key Colony

Coast Guard rescues seven 12 miles south of Key Colony
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA3 James Judge KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol rescued seven people while halting an illegal charter, Friday, approximately 12 miles south of Key Colony. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call from the 39-foot commercial vessel, Grand Slam, crew via VHF Channel 16 stating...

Coast Guard stops 2 illegal charters off Miami coast

Coast Guard stops 2 illegal charters off Miami coast
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of two pleasure crafts, Sunday, that were operating as illegal charters off the Miami coast. While on patrol, a Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boat crew conducted a boarding of the 41-foot pleasure craft, Industriales, with eight people...

Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Miami Beach

Coast Guard stops illegal charter near Miami Beach
The 36-foot boat De Armas off Miami Beach, Florida, Saturday, July 25, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Stephen Pierce) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a pleasure craft with 8 people aboard, Saturday, who were operating as an illegal charter in the vicinity of Flagler Monument Island. While on patrol, a Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose...