Five easy ways to stay safe on the water

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); NEW YORK – Coast Guard surface and air crews searched the Great Peconic Bay area of Long Island, N.Y., throughout the night for a possible missing kite surfer.  The search was suspended this morning after Coast Guard released photos of the recovered gear were shown on the local news and the owner...

Coast Guard asks public to help in search and rescue

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is looking for help from paddle sports enthusiasts in an effort to help save lives and taxpayers’ dollars. Capt. Joseph Vojvodich, Commander of Sector Long Island Sound, New Haven, Conn., wants to emphasize a campaign that encourages kayakers and canoeists to label their boats, paddles and safety gear with their names and contact information. This campaign helps...

Coast Guard to conduct tactical coxswain training in New Haven Harbor

NEW HAVEN, Conn — U.S. Coast Guard Station New Haven is scheduled to conduct tactical boat training in the vicinity of Gateway Gulf Terminal in New Haven Harbor Thursday, 24 June, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound changes commanders

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — U.S. Coast Guard Captain Joe Vojvodich relieved Captain Daniel A. Ronan as commander of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound and Captain of the Port of Long Island Sound during a time-honored military ceremony Monday, June 21, 2010.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Jones Beach, N.Y.

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing swimmer of Jones Beach, N.Y., pending further developments.

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Jones Beach, N.Y.

NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews are searching for a swimmer who went missing off of Jones Beach, N.Y., at about 8 p.m. today.

Sector Long Island Sound to Hold Open House

NEW HAVEN, Conn.–Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound will host its annual open house event at its base in New Haven on Saturday May 15th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Coast Guard re-opens search for missing kayaker in Long Island Sound

NEW YORK–The Coast Guard has re-opened the search for a missing man in Long Island Sound, after a kayak was found today matching the description of the one he was using when he was reported overdue Sunday.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Milford, Conn.

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is suspending the search for a male kayaker reported missing Sunday near Milford, Conn., at 8 p.m. today pending further developments.