Coast Guard participates in Bay Area’s annual Fleet Week tradition

SAN FRANCISCO – U.S. Coast Guard men and women throughout the Bay Area are scheduled to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week events taking place Oct. 6 through 11. The many festivities in this annual event offer numerous opportunities for participants and visitors to learn about the various Coast Guard missions and to tour the Coast Guard Cutters Bertholf and Alert. These two Coast Guard cutters...

Coast Guard to establish safety zones for Fleet Week

SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary crews are working with local law enforcement agencies to ensure a safe and enjoyable Fleet Week, 2010. Coast Guard cutters and small boats are enforcing safety and security zones during the Parade of Ships and for the Blue Angel air show Oct. 7-10, providing law enforcement support and standing by to assist boaters in case of emergency. This...

Coast Guard to implement a safety zone during Search and Rescue demonstration Wednesday

SEATTLE —The Coast Guard will establish and maintain an on-water safety zone around Pier 66 here during an aerial search and rescue demonstration Wednesday at 2 p.m. Local Coast Guard response boat crews will enforce a 100-yard safety zone around Pier 66. All vessels are asked to stay well clear of the area until the conclusion of the demonstration.

On water security zones established for Fleet Week 2010

NEW YORK–The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey is establishing Naval Protection Zones and Safety Zones on the Upper New York Bay and Hudson River for the 2010 New York Fleet Week.

Coast Guard urges boating safety practices during Fleet Week

SAN FRANCISCO – In light of the upcoming Fleet Week activities, the Coast Guard is encouraging safe boating practices for all those who will view the event from the water.