A Boca Raton, Fla., investment broker who is alleged to have staged his disappearance on a boat rented from a local marina “to escape legal issues” — the Palm Beach County sheriff’s office description of why he vanished — has been charged with causing a false distress alert.
The Coast Guard enforces federal laws on the high seas and waters within U.S. territorial jurisdiction, develops and operates aids to navigation and maintains a network of lifeboat and search-and-rescue stations using surface vessels and aircraft.
The non-profit Water Sports Foundation announced today the release of a series of paddle-sports safety videos targeting new paddlers.
Andy Card, Rodney Slater and others in the Secretaries’ Circle of the National Coast Guard Museum Association joined Coast Guard Commandant Paul Zukunft and members of Congress last week for a Capitol Hill update on progress to build the first National Coast Guard Museum.
The Coast Guard said today that there were 626 boating fatalities nationwide last year, the third-lowest number on record.
The Coast Guard and Shell Oil Company continue to respond to an oil spill about 90 miles south of Timbalier Island, La., that occurred Thursday morning.
Author and entrepreneur Gaspare Marturano released a new book, “World Coast Guards: Global Sea Guardians.”
A marine supply store sticker and engine serial number helped authorities identify the boat of two Florida teens who went missing at sea last summer.
The Coast Guard on Wednesday removed 2,000 gallons of fuel from a historic yacht that was taking on water at Bremerton Marina in Port Orchard, Wash.
A California congressman is hoping to cut through some government red tape to fix a problem that is preventing the Coast Guard from using essential night-vision technology.
The Coast Guard said the draft Strategic Plan of the National Recreational Boating Safety Program 2017-21 was published in the Federal Register.