Coast Guard officials urge Pacific Northwest mariners to secure vessels ahead of fall weather

Coast Guard officials urge Pacific Northwest mariners to secure vessels ahead of fall weather
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); An unmanned, adrift vessel floats in Puget Sound near the Tacoma Narrows, July 30, 2015. Coast Guard crews urge all mariners in the Pacific Northwest to properly secure their vessels and paddlecraft to prevent them from drifting into open water during high winds and storms. (Photo courtesy of John McKenzie) SEATTLE...

Honolulu mayor signs National Safe Boating Week proclamation

Honolulu mayor signs National Safe Boating Week proclamation
HONOLULU – Representatives from Honolulu City and County, the 14th Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Hawaii Sail and Power Squadron, Honolulu Sail and Power Squadron and Hawaii Ocean Safety participated in the signing of a proclamation for National Safe Boating Week at Honolulu City Hall, Friday. “We appreciate the mayor’s proclamation...

Possible missing diver found alive, not in danger

Possible missing diver found alive, not in danger
HONOLULU – Coast Guard and local officials called off their search for a possible missing diver in the vicinity of Pokai Bay after he informed authorities he was not in distress Monday. The captain of a vessel owned by Dolphin Excursions sighted a dive float with recently speared fish and a severed tether line with no diver in sight, at approximately 10 a.m. Monday. The vessel immediately contacted...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker, requests public assistance

BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing kayaker after a red kayak was located in the Annisquam River south of Wingaersheek Beach, Mass., Tuesday. A good Samaritan located the kayak near the mouth of the Mill River at approximately 3 p.m. and notified the Coast Guard. The kayak is a Field and Stream model and has a serial number of XLJ95913C111. A Coast Guard Station Gloucester...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing 53-year-old kayaker at 9:53 p.m., August 6, 2011. The 53-year-old man was reported missing by family members Thursday, after he went kayaking near Newport Harbor but never returned. The search has been suspended after 52 hours of searching 2,446 square miles without finding any signs of the man or his green kayak. The Coast...

Coast Guard finds missing kayak and kayaker

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command Center personnel working with Glacier Bay National Park Service Rangers, along with the help of several good Samaritans, located a 16-year-old girl safe ashore after her kayak was found adrift around Point Cove in Icy Strait.