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Coast Guard, Good Samaritain Rescue Three Sailors 35 Miles South of Fort Macon, NC

The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan merchant vessel rescued three boaters Tuesday approximately 35 miles south of Fort Macon, N.C. At noon Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center watchstanders received a mayday call on VHF-FM channel 16 from … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Rescues Man from Sailboat Beset by Weather

A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a 50-year-old man from a sinking sailboat 20 miles offshore of Baffin Bay, Texas on Friday. The man in distress contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at Station Port Aransas through a personal satellite messaging service. Coast Guard confirmed … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Be Good Too Abandonment

There has been quite of bit of talk over the past week about the abandonment of the catamaran Be Good Too in the Atlantic. Most importantly, we are glad that the crew is safe and we are confident that this incident … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Rescues 4 from Sailboat 300 Miles Off Cape Henry, Va.

The Coast Guard rescued four people aboard a disabled sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean Tuesday approximately 300 miles east of Cape Henry, Va. Here’s a video of the rescue. A representative from the manufacturer of the Be Good Too, a 42-foot … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Responds to Disabled Sailboat off North Carolina

The Coast Guard rescued five people Friday aboard a disabled sailboat approximately 30 miles southeast of Bald Head Island, N.C. Trevor Miller of the Emmanuel, a 63-foot sailboat, contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders at approximately 9:15 p.m. Thursday, … Continue reading

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Coast Guard, RBDF Assist Approximately 100 Haitians Clinging to Capsized Sailboat

Approximately 100 Haitians sit on the hull of a sail freighter after it grounded and capsized 15 nautical miles southwest of Staniel Cay, Bahamas, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., MH-60 helicopter crew arrived on scene and hoisted 13 people from … Continue reading

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Solo Sailor Rescued 700 East of Cape Cod

The US Coast Guard coordinated a good samaritan rescue of a sailor approximately 700 miles east of Cape Cod, Mass., at approximately 5 a.m. Tuesday. Watchstanders from the 1st Coast Guard District command center in Boston, Mass. were notified at approximately 8 a.m. … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Saves Man After 28-foot Sailboat Sinks Off NC Coast

The Coast Guard said Tuesday that officers rescued a 51-year-old man aboard a life raft after he abandoned his 28-foot sailboat, Dove. It happened about 20 miles south of Atlantic Beach, N.C, which is adjacent to Morehead City. Jay White … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Assists Disabled Sailboat Off Cape May, New Jersey

The Coast Guard assisted four people who were aboard a disabled 44-foot sailboat about one mile offshore from Cape May Inlet Saturday. A 45-foot Response Boat ― Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May was already underway at 1:15 p.m. when … Continue reading

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60-foot Catamaran Sinks Off Texas Coast

Coast Guard boat and helicopter crews rescued 12 people after their 60-foot catamaran began taking on water and sank Tuesday, 14 miles off Freeport, Texas. The master of the catamaran, Reef Man, made a Mayday call on VHF channel 16 at … Continue reading

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Sailor Rescued Off Oregon Coast

The US Coast Guard rescued a sailor from his sailboat, which was beset by weather more than 14 miles off of Tillamook Harbor, Oregon Saturday. The crew of an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescued the skipper of the 40-foot sailboat, The … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Rescues Two Sailors With Help from Carnival Cruise Ship

A Coast Guard helicopter crew with assistance from the cruise ship Carnival Breeze, safely medically evacuated two sailors 15 miles east of Elliot Key, Fla., Sunday. The Coast Guard received a report that the 28-foot sailing vessel Gretchen Joy had … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Rescues Two from Sailboat 25 Miles Off Cape Lookout, NC

The Coast Guard rescued two men on March 6th after their sailboat, the Andante II, became disabled approximately 25 miles east of Cape Lookout, N.C., at 5:34 p.m. Rescued were Jim Southward and Pat Schoenberger. Go here for a lengthy video of … Continue reading

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