AMVER vessel rescues distressed French sailors

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The four sailors aboard the distressed sailing vessel Recidive have been safely rescued by the merchant vessel Delta Kanaris Sunday. At 12:05 a.m., the crew of the Delta Kanaris reported they had safely recovered all four passengers from the French flagged Recidive and were departing the scene en route to Philadelphia. Coast Guard watchstanders had received notification of a broadcast...

Coast Guard searching for French sailing vessel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching the Atlantic Ocean 1,582 miles east of San Juan, Puerto Rico for four people aboard the French flagged sailing vessel Recidive. Coast Guard watchstanders received notification of a broadcast from a personal locator beacon assigned to the vessel at 1:45 p.m. Saturday. Using AMVER, the automated mutual assistance vessel rescue system, the Coast Guard has...