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Coast Guard and AMVER Rescue Three Sailors Off Panama

The U.S. Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of three sailors aboard a sinking sailboat approximately 50 miles south of Balboa, Panama, at approximately 5:23 p.m., Sunday. Watchstanders from the 11th Coast Guard District rescue coordination center in Alameda, Calif., were notified at … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Rescues Sailor 195 Miles Off Cape Cod

The Coast Guard rescued a sailor from his disabled vessel approximately 195 miles southeast of Cape Cod at 7:18 a.m. Thursday, May 16th. Watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District command center received a distress call from an emergency position indicating … Continue reading

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Coast Guard, AMVER Rescue 4 sailors 350 miles Southeast of Cape Cod

Watchstanders from the 1st Coast Guard District command center in Boston were notified at approximately 5:20 p.m. Sunday of a distress call from a Canadian-registered 406 MHz emergency position indicating radio beacon registered to the Romarin II. The Coast Guard … Continue reading

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Sailor Rescued 70 Miles East of Kitty Hawk, NC

The Coast Guard rescued a 72-year-old man Wednesday after he requested a medevac from his 24-foot sailboat approximately 70 miles east of Kitty Hawk, N.C., at approximately 9 a.m. Rescued was Trevor Wilson of Great Britain. Apparently this wasn’t his first time to be rescued either. … Continue reading

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Couple Rescued in the Gulf of Mexico

The Coast Guard rescued two people from a damaged sailing vessel approximately 50 miles southwest of Terrebone Bay, LA in the Gulf of Mexico, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 3:21 a.m. from the off-shore supply vessel Lady Brandy that … Continue reading

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Sailors Rescued Off Marco Island, Fla.

Two people were rescued by Coast Guard crewmembers and Collier County Sheriff’s Department members from a 37-foot sailing vessel after they became disabled in heavy seas 13 miles southwest of Marco Is. on Monday. One person was retrieved from the boat … Continue reading

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