Coast Guard participates in Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard participates in Operation Dry Water
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Coast Guard Station New York is scheduled to participate in Operation Dry Water (ODW) June 26-28, 2015, as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence (BUI). Operation Dry Water is a year-round nationally coordinated heightened awareness and enforcement campaign, focused on deterring boaters...

Coast Guard participates in Operation Dry Water near Sand Key, Fla.

Coast Guard participates in Operation Dry Water near Sand Key, Fla.
SAND KEY, Fla. — Crewmembers at Coast Guard Station Sand Key conducted vessel safety boardings on the water in support of Operation Dry Water near Sand Key, Saturday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Peed, a boarding officer at Coast Guard Station Sand Key, Fla., assists Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Olsen with paperwork during a vessel boarding near Sand Key Saturday, June 28, 2014. Coast Guard photo...

Coast Guard rescues 3, removes 3 drunk boaters during busy Saturday on the Great Lakes

Coast Guard rescues 3, removes 3 drunk boaters during busy Saturday on the Great Lakes
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued two, assisted four, conducted a medevac and cited three boaters for boating under the influence during patrols throughout the Great Lakes region, Saturday. At about 11:40 a.m., Coast Guard Station Lorain, Ohio, responded to a sailing vessel with two people aboard taking on water near the mouth of the Black River. The rescue boat crew, aboard a 25-foot response...

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, local responders across Great Lakes rescue 7, assist 16 during busy start to weekend

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, local responders across Great Lakes rescue 7, assist 16 during busy start to weekend
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and local responders teamed up to rescue seven boaters and assist 16 others across the Great Lakes Friday night and early Saturday morning, during a busy start to the weekend. The Coast Guard is not releasing the names of the boaters rescued and assisted, and there is no Coast Guard imagery for any of the cases. The Coast Guard Auxiliary responded...

Coast Guard, local agencies to enforce BUI across Hawaii

Coast Guard, local agencies to enforce BUI across Hawaii
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and local enforcement will be participating in the sixth annual nationwide, multi-agency Boating Under the Influence education, detection, and enforcement campaign Friday through Monday. The Coast Guard will be on the water throughout Hawaii conducting boardings and educating the public about the dangers of boating under the influence of alcohol. Operation Dry Water is...

Northeastern Ohio Coast Guard unit cites boaters for boating under the influence

Northeastern Ohio Coast Guard unit cites boaters for boating under the influence
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard and the Mentor–on-the-Lake, Ohio, police cited a boater for operating a boat under the influence of alcohol and cited another passenger on the boat for simple possession, Thursday afternoon, in the vicinity of Mentor Harbor. At about 2 p.m., while conducting a recreational safety boarding, a boarding team member from Coast Guard Station Fairport, Ohio, noticed empty...

Coast Guard units kickoff Operation Dry Water

 Coast Guard units kickoff Operation Dry Water
NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard units, parish marine units and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will be increasing their presence on Louisiana waterways in support of Operation Dry Water, June 27-29. Operation Dry Water is an annual nationwide campaign during which federal, state and local maritime agencies take to the water to educate boaters and raise awareness that it is unsafe, as...

1st Coast Guard District to implement Operation Dry Water July 27-29 in the Northeast

1st Coast Guard District to implement Operation Dry Water July 27-29 in the Northeast
BOSTON — The 1st Coast Guard District is scheduled to start Operation Dry Water from July 27-29th in the Northeast. The operation is intended to reduce the number of alcohol related accidents, injuries and deaths among recreational boaters. A collaborative effort with local and state partners will focus on boating under the influence. Last year in the 1st District area of responsibility, which...

Coast Guard participating in Operation Dry Water to decrease threat of boating under the influence

Coast Guard participating in Operation Dry Water to decrease threat of boating under the influence
Coast Guard launches awareness campaign to reach out to boaters CLEVELAND – Members of the Coast Guard 9th District will participating in Operation Dry Water this weekend as part of a nationally coordinated effort to raise awareness about the dangers of boating under the influence and reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to alcohol use on the Great Lakes. Operation Dry Water weekend,...