Coast Guard monitors aground sailing vessel near Pacifica

Coast Guard monitors aground sailing vessel near Pacifica
Contractor crews assess a grounded 33-foot sailing vessel on a beach in Pacifica, Calif., May 2, 2018, before the vessel took on water and sunk while salvers were attempting to tow it from the beach. (Photo courtesy of Richard Reininger/released) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is working with the City of Pacifica, California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Office of Spill Prevention and...

Coast Guard assists aground sailboat in Albemarle Sound near Elizabeth City, NC

Coast Guard assists aground sailboat in Albemarle Sound near Elizabeth City, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard was able to free an aground 30-foot sailboat with a man aboard Saturday in the Albemarle Sound and tow it approximately 15 miles northwest to a pier in downtown Elizabeth City, N.C. A crewmember aboard the sailboat South Bound contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders via VHF-FM channel 16 at 1:30 p.m. reporting his sailboat was aground and was in...

Coast Guard responds to aground vessel Pacifica, Calif.

Coast Guard responds to aground vessel Pacifica, Calif.
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard crews from Station Golden Gate and Air Station San Francisco responded to a sailboat aground near Pacifica, Calif., today. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call at approximately 5:25 a.m., from Pacifica Dispatch operators of the aground 82-foot sailing vessel Darling. A 47-foot Motor Life boat crew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard responds to beached vessels

Sailboat High Priestess sits on East Beach SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The Coast Guard is responding to a pollution threat caused when two sailing vessels went aground on East Beach, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Santa Barbara personnel responded to a 25-foot sailboat and a 50-foot sailboat that were beached by the rough weather at about 5 a.m. A light sheen was reported...