Coast Guard rescues 2 people from water 32 miles south of St. Croix

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from water 32 miles south of St. Croix
A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 helicopter rescue swimmer grabs hold of a life raft April 12, 2018 approximately 32 miles south of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.  (Coast Guard photo) SAINT CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands— The Coast Guard rescued two people Thursday from the water approximately 32 miles south of St. Croix. The crew of the sailing vessel, Summer Star, notified Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard helicopter crew rescues 2 boaters from life raft in the Silver Banks

Coast Guard helicopter crew rescues 2 boaters from life raft in the Silver Banks
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Borinquen takes a photo with rescued boaters, Kirk Plender and John Boone following the rescue of the boaters from a life raft April 13, 2017.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued two boaters from a life raft Thursday morning, after the 62-foot sailing vessel, Ocean Quest, sank in the Silver...

Coast Guard and local agencies rescue 3 from boat fire near Rancho Palos Verdes

Coast Guard and local agencies rescue 3 from boat fire near Rancho Palos Verdes
The Coast Guard, along with several local agencies rescued three individuals after their boat caught fire Friday, near Rancho Palos Verdes. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty officer 2nd Class Philip Gilbert, Station Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard, along with several local agencies rescued three individuals after their boat caught fire Friday, near Rancho Palos Verdes. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Sector Key West and partner agencies continue search for missing man

Coast Guard Sector Key West and partner agencies continue search for missing man
MIAMI — Coast Guard crewmembers continue the search for Mark Polaschek, 49, who was reported missing after not returning to Manatee Bay Friday. Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report of an overdue vessel late Friday evening after Polaschek failed to return. Polaschek went on a voyage aboard a 26-foot sailing vessel, Mrs Big, alone to an unknown location. After not returning at sunset,...

Coast Guard ends search for overdue sailing vessel Tortuga

MOBILE, Ala. — The U.S. Coast Guard ended its search for the 33-foot sailing vessel, Tortuga, which was reported overdue by Sea Tow late Friday. S/V Tortuga was transiting from Mobile Bay to Panama City, Fla. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island was able to make contact with the vessel owner and he stated he had arrived safely in Panama City.

Coast Guard responds to Sailing vessel aground in Boothbay Harbor, Maine

BOSTON – Two Coast Guard Station Boothbay Harbor, Maine small boats are responding to a sailing vessel with 24 people on board that is hard aground on rocks in Boothbay Harbor Thursday.

Coast Guard locates missing boater near Mobile, Ala.

MIAMI – A Coast Guard HU-25 Falcon jet crew from Aviation Training Center, Mobile, Ala., located Robert Jackson, Jr., and his 45-foot sailing vessel Sun Song safe, nine miles south of Mobile around 10 a.m. Sunday.