Coast Guard Responds to Mayday near Point Reyes

SAN FRANCISCO – Three people are safe today after their boat started taking on water and almost capsized near Point Reyes, Calif. At approximately 4:30 p.m. they radioed mayday for help, and Coast Guard Sector San Francisco immediately issued an issued an urgent marine information broadcast urging mariners in the area to keep a look out and assist the distressed boaters if possible. Station Golden...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing persons near Point Reyes

SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two missing persons from a capsized vessel near Point Reyes last night.

Coast Guard Searching for Two People Near Point Reyes

SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard, working with the local agencies, is searching for two people missing in the water north of Point Reyes after their vessel capsized in heavy surf.

Video – Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay MLB 47257 training in the surf

BODEGA BAY, Calif. – Crewmembers aboard Motor Lifeboat 47257, from Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay train in the surf near Dillon Beach in Northern California Jan. 13, 2010.

Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay conducts surf drills in early season swell

BODEGA BAY, Calif. – Coast Guard motor lifeboat crews from Station Bodega Bay conducted surf training with a 47-foot motor lifeboat Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009. Motor lifeboat crews took advantage of an early season swell that brought consistent 15-foot surf to the area. The crews train to ensure they are prepared to respond to distress calls and maritime emergencies during storms that bring high seas...

Station Bodega Bay Coast Guardsman wins surfing title

ALAMEDA, Calif. – A Coast Guardsman from Station Bodega Bay won the men’s military category during a surf competition at Point Mugu in Ventura County Aug. 22-23, 2009.