Coast Guard Station Portsmouth rescues 3 stranded jet skiers near Hampton, Va.

Coast Guard Station Portsmouth rescues 3 stranded jet skiers near Hampton, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued three people Sunday after their jet ski overturned and floated away a mile east of Fort Monroe on Thimble Shoal. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report Sunday that two men last seen on a jet ski were overdue at Paradise Ocean Club in Hampton. The watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a response...

Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers stranded near Brigantine, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers stranded near Brigantine, NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued two stranded jet skiers Sunday who became stranded near Brigantine. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City received a report at about 1:30 p.m. indicating two woman were stranded after running their jet ski into shallow-water marshlands north of Sand Thorofare, approximately one mile west of downtown Brigantine. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard Station Rio Vista rescues three aboard overdue jet ski

Coast Guard Station Rio Vista rescues three aboard overdue jet ski
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard received a report of an overdue jet ski with three persons onboard in the vicinity of Pittsburg, Calif., Saturday night. One of the passenger’s mother contacted the Coast Guard reporting that her son and two friends got underway to watch the sunset Saturday and had been missing for approximately two and a half hours. Coast Guard Station Rio Vista, Calif.,...

Coast Guard Station Miami boatcrew rescues 11-year-old boy after jet ski incident

Coast Guard Station Miami boatcrew rescues 11-year-old boy after jet ski incident
MIAMI — An 11-year-old boy was rescued following a jet ski incident off of Monument Island, Florida, Saturday evening. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Station Miami boatcrew responded to a report of an 11-year-old male who was unresponsive following a jet ski incident in the vicinity of Monument Island. It was reported that the male fell into the water and stopped breathing. The boatcrew arrived...

Coast Guard pilot in training has dramatic 1st rescue

Coast Guard pilot in training has dramatic 1st rescue
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard helicopter crew conducting a training flight was diverted to rescue a man clinging to a telephone pole in the water Tuesday in South Bay, Port Aransas, Texas. Maison Rickmon of Cuero, was riding his personal watercraft earlier in the day when it became disabled and was capsized by waves in the bay, leaving him in the water without a life jacket. He swam to...

Coast Guard crews searching for disabled jet ski

Coast Guard crews searching for disabled jet ski
HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews are searching for a possible disabled jet ski with two people aboard in the vicinity of Chinaman’s Hat, on the North Side of Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Wednesday. At approximately 6:30 p.m. a Marine Corps Base Hawaii helicopter reported spotting two individuals on a jet ski waving at the helicopter. A waterfront security vessel from Marine Corps Base Hawaii was dispatched...

Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers near Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers near Atlantic City, NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City helicopter crew medevaced one man and assisted one woman after their personal watercraft ran aground approximately three miles off Atlantic City Wednesday. The Coast Guard received notification of the incident from the Brigantine Police Department after the woman involved called 911 on her cell phone. The man was medevaced to AtlantiCare...

Coast Guard rescues jet skier in Great South Bay

Corrected version NEW YORK – A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a jet skier with symptoms of hypothermia in Great South Bay, near Babylon, N.Y., May 10, 2011. The Coast Guard initially responded to a report of two unmanned and adrift jet skis, one partially submerged.  The reporting vessel, a good Samaritan, rescued one person but the second, reported to be wearing a black and white lifejacket,...

Coast Guard recovers womans body off Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

MIAMI – Coast Guard rescue crews located and recovered the body of a missing jet-ski operator Tuesday, while searching one-half mile off of Fort Lauderdale Beach, Fla. At Approximately 7:45 p.m., a Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew discovered a body matching the description of a female jet-ski operator who had been missing earlier. Watchstanders at Coast...