Coast Guard to enforce safety zones for Tall Ships Festival in Door County

Coast Guard to enforce safety zones for Tall Ships Festival in Door County
GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Port of Green Bay will hold its Tall Ships Festival from Friday through Sunday. The U.S. Coast Guard has established and will enforce a safety zone around each tall ship participating in the festival while navigating in the Great Lakes. Due to the limited maneuverability of the tall ships and to ensure safe steerage, all spectators and commercial vessels are required to maintain...

“America’s Tall Ship” Eagle sailing to Portland, Maine with Tall Ships 2015

"America's Tall Ship" Eagle sailing to Portland, Maine with Tall Ships 2015
The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle work to take in the sails U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – Coast Guard Cutter Eagle will be visiting Portland for the Tall Ships Portland 2015 event. Eagle is scheduled to arrive in Portland as part of the Parade of Sail on Saturday, July 18 at approximately 2 p.m., and will moor at the Ocean Gateway...

Coast Guard alerting boaters of safety zones, no wake zones during Tall Ships Festival

Coast Guard alerting boaters of safety zones, no wake zones during Tall Ships Festival
CHICAGO — The Coast Guard is alerting boaters that it has established safety zones for this week’s Tall Ships festival and that the zones will be in effect beginning at midnight Aug. 6 through midnight Aug. 13. Boaters will not be allowed to transit within 100 yards of any of the vessels during the Parade of Sail on Wednesday, while the vessels are underway any other day, or while they are...

Coast Guard participates in Norfolk, Va. OpSail 2012

Coast Guard participates in Norfolk, Va. OpSail 2012
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard led the Parade of Sail Friday, as other crews aboard small boats and cutters provided security for the event. Crews aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Shearwater, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported in Little Creek, and the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, a 295-foot barque homeported in New London, Conn., led the parade as ships transited from the Lynnhaven anchorage in the Chesapeake...

2 Operation Sail winners receive ride aboard America’s Tall Ship

NEW ORLEANS — Two local high school students received rides aboard America’s Tall Ship, the U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle, as guests of honor during the Parade of Sail at the start of NOLA Navy Week, Tuesday. Stuart Young of Sunset, and Madison Matherne of Marrero, respectively, were chosen by judges as winners for their Operation Sail art and essay entries. The contest, announced in February,...

Charleston captain of the port establishes regulated areas for Harbor Fest

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard captain of the port for Charleston has established regulated areas for recreational vessels wishing to view tall ships during Harbor Fest. The regulated areas extend 300 yards seaward around the Passenger Terminal and Maritime Center.