Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sailing vessel taking on water near West End, Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sailing vessel taking on water near West End, Bahamas
A 35-foot sailing vessel anchored, about 500-yard from Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, while it waits out heavy sea conditions Monday, Mar. 12, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Clearwater MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a 35-foot sailing vessel taking on water due to sea conditions Monday in the vicinity of West End, Bahamas. Watchstanders with Coast Guard 7th District...

Coast Guard medevacs shark bite victim near Bahamas

USCG MH-60 helicopter file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a shark bite victim about 18 miles north of West End, The Bahamas, Wednesday. Jim Abernathy, 55, residence unknown, was on a diving excursion with the commercial diving vessel Shear Water when he was bitten on the arm. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., deployed in support...