Coast Guard responds to disabled vessel near Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, Calif, — The Coast Guard has responded to a distress call received Sunday morning from a disabled 42-foot sailing vessel with one person on board forty miles south of Point Conception.

Kick off to summer boating season is a busy one for Coast Guard

NEW YORK- For many boaters, Memorial Day weekend acts as an official start to the boating season. This weekend has also doubled as a very busy search and rescue weekend for the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and maritime partner agencies in the New York and New Jersey Waterway areas.