Sector New York wins annual Martin Luther King Jr. B-Ball Tourney

YORKTOWN, Va. – Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown hosted the 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Basketball Tournament, January 18-22. The winning team was Sector New York, followed by Alameda Thunder in second place and BSU Portsmouth in third place. Other participants included the Coast Guard 7th District, Aviation Training Center Mobile, Sector Mobile, Surface Forces Logistics Center Baltimore,...

Coast Guard Suspends New York Sailing School Operations

NEW YORK– A Captain of the Port Order requiring suspension of operations was issued and delivered Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, to the owner/operator of the New York Sailing School in New Rochelle, NY.

Advisory – Hudson River closures during bridge transit

NEW YORK – The following advisory concerns waterways closures during the Willis Avenue Bridge replacement span, scheduled to be loaded onto two barges at Port Coeymans, N.Y., on Monday, July 12, 2010. The two barges will transport the bridge span down the Hudson River to the Weeks Marine Yard in Jersey City, N.J. on July 13 and 14, 2010.

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat 60 miles off Sandy Hook

SANDY HOOK, N.J. – A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crewmember helped dewater and stabilize a sailboat with 2 people on board and taking on water 60 miles southeast of Sandy Hook, N.J., June 29, 2010.

Coast Guard Sector New York to hold change of command

NEW YORK — U.S. Coast Guard Captain Linda Fagan will relieve Captain Robert O’Brien as commander of Coast Guard Sector New York and Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey during a time-honored military ceremony on Staten Island, Thursday, June 24, 2010.

Coast Guard to establish temporary regulated navigation area for Red Bull Air Race

NEW YORK — Coast Guard Sector New York will establish a temporary regulated navigation area on the Hudson River near Liberty State Park and Ellis Island for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., June 16 -20.

Coast Guardsman volunteer at The Eagle Academy for Young Men

NEW YORK-In this video by the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard members stationed at Coast Guard Sector New York volunteer their time with students at The Eagle Academy for Young Men during Fleet Week New York, in Brooklyn, May 28, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Barbara L. Miller. var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} });...

Cutter Sailfish rescues three from personal watercraft near Yonkers, N.Y.

NEW YORK – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish rescued three boaters near Yonkers, N.Y., Sunday.

Coast Guard rescues two from disabled sailboat near Sandy Hook, N.J.

NEW YORK – A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two people from a disabled sailboat in danger of capsizing near Sandy Hook, N.J., at approximately 1:20 a.m. today.