Category Archives: Boating

Coast Guard sets ice condition 2 for Chesapeake Bay; 3 for Delaware Bay and tributaries; Virginia Capes closed too; Cutter Chock slicing ice from Crisfield to Tangier Island

“It’s important to always check and monitor the marine weather forecast before any trip on the water,” said Capt. Scott Anderson, the Commander of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay. “High winds, cold weather, and dropping temperatures are good reasons to re-evaluate an outing.

Maryland State Police Helicopter Rescues Sick Crewman from Car-Carrier Salome In Chesapeake Bay

Maryland State Police Helicopter Rescues Sick Crewman from Car-Carrier Salome In Chesapeake Bay  (Baltimore, MD)—A Maryland State Police Aviation Command reports that a helicopter crew rescued a man suffering from…

Kayaker found dead floating in Broadkill river not far from craft and cooler

a couple boating in the Broadkill River, in the area north of Oyster Rocks Road, discovered an empty kayak, a cooler, and then a body floating in the water. 

Coast Guard saves fishing vessel Capt. Jimmy from visit to Davy Jones Locker off of Ocracoke Island

Watchstanders in the Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification that the 72-foot fishing vessel Capt. Jimmy was taking on water in Pamlico Sound near Bluff Shoal Light at about 3:30 a.m.

Coast Guard and British Royal Navy rescues survivors from overturned hull of vessel wrecked by Hurricane Maria near Puerto Rico

A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules search plane located the vessel overturned with three mariners on top at approximately 11:30 a.m.  A Royal Fleet Auxiliary Mounts Bay rescue helicopter was vectored to the vessel and hoisted one adult female and two children. 

Attention family and employers of cokeheads; prices are going up due to Coast Guard seizing 1800 kilos in the Caribbean

While on routine patrol, Tahoma crewmembers detected and intercepted a 226-foot tanker suspected of smuggling contraband. The Tahoma crew launched a Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a small boat to the tanker. Coast Guard law enforcement officers seized 60 bales of contraband, which later tested positive for cocaine.