Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.

Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced two mariners and assisted another after their vessel ran aground in the vicinity of Core Creek, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center were notified via VHF Channel 16 by the operator of a 48-foot sport fisher requesting a medevac for two passengers who...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of disabled sailing vessel Wahu near Cabo Rojo

Coast Guard terminates voyage of disabled sailing vessel Wahu near Cabo Rojo
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez’s Over the Horizon IV cutter boat renders assistance to the disabled sailing vessel Wahu Jan. 14, 2021, approximately nine nautical miles west of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard terminated a recreational voyage for the disabled sailing vessel Wahu Thursday, following multiple safety violations...

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled, aground sailboat near Sapelo Sound

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled, aground sailboat near Sapelo Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard rescued a 56-year-old man after his sailboat became disabled and aground near Sapelo Sound, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the man and transported him to Hunter Army Airfield. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard assists disabled, adrift sailing vessel in the Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard assists disabled, adrift sailing vessel in the Chesapeake Bay
A 42-foot sailing vessel gets towed through the waters of the Chesapeake Bay to Cape Charles Harbor by a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles, Virginia, June 16, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Kyle Chadwick) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted two people after their 42-foot sailing vessel became disabled and adrift in the Chesapeake Bay shipping channel,...

Coast Guard rescues boater from sinking vessel near Quarantine Island, Georgia

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued a boater from a sinking vessel Wednesday near Quarantine Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received notification that a 14-foot Boston Whaler was taking on water at 9:58 a.m. and immediately launched a Coast Guard Station Brunswick 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew. The crew arrived on scene at 10:16 a.m., took...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters Saturday near St. Helena Sound. The boaters 41-foot vessel, My Gal Sal, began taking on water after becoming disabled. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received notification from Tow Boat U.S. of the vessel taking on water at 7 p.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to boat fires in Hammond Marina

Coast Guard responds to boat fires in Hammond Marina
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester CHICAGO – The Coast Guard responded to two recreational vessels that caught fire and sank in Hammond Marina in Hammond, Indiana following an explosion, Tuesday. Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor received a call from 911 dispatch early Tuesday about two boats on fire in the marina. A boat crew launched aboard...

Coast Guard medevacs man in Bogue Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man in Bogue Inlet, NC
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Sunday from a charter boat in Bogue Inlet. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a report from the charter boat Nancy Lee III at about 11 a.m., stating a 54-year-old passenger was suffering spasms. A 45-foot Response Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle and Tow Boat U.S....

Coast Guard rescues 10 children and 2 adults from sailboat aground north of Shaw Island

Coast Guard rescues 10 children and 2 adults from sailboat aground north of Shaw Island
A Tow Boat U.S. crew stands by the Sailing Vessel Cutty Sark, which sits hard aground north of Shaw Island, Wash., June 12, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Bellingham. SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews removed 10 children and two adults from a sailboat, which went aground on Bird Rock north of Shaw Island Sunday. The rescued children and two adults are being transported to Cornet Bay,...