Coast Guard Station Jones Beach rescues man after receiving mayday call

Coast Guard Station Jones Beach rescues man after receiving mayday call
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued a man today off of Jones Beach Inlet after he fell from his boat and the remaining passengers on board could not retrieve him. Coast Guard watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a mayday call via VHF-FM Channel 16 at approximately 3:30 p.m. from a passenger aboard the vessel Pearl of the Sea. The watch standers immediately dispatched a...

Coast Guard sets temporary aid to navigation at Jones Beach Inlet

Coast Guard sets temporary aid to navigation at Jones Beach Inlet
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Members from Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Moriches set a temporary aid to navigation Wednesday to assist mariners transiting the Jones Beach Inlet. The temporary aid, a radar reflective lighted buoy, is set at the west end of the Jones Beach Inlet jetty, and is replacing a similar unlit buoy that was marking the channel following the destruction of the Jones Beach light...