US Coast Guard saves Florida couple and their dog stranded in sailboat

A couple and their puppy became stranded on a sailboat at sea about 90 miles off the coast of Hernando Beach on Florida’s west coast. The U.S. Coast Guard said it released footage of a broken porthole, the ship filling with water and a helicopter crew rescuing three people. A Coast Guard helicopter hovered over […]

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking 44-foot sailboat off South Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday rescued two people from a 44-foot sailboat that sank off the coast of South Carolina. At 5:40 p.m., Georgetown Coast Guard Station Boat Rescue Officers responded to a distress call from the crew of the Answer My Friend, who advised them that the vessel was in distress near the […]

Three kids among those saved from sailboat hours before Tropical Storm Ophelia landed

Five people, including three children, were rescued from dark and stormy North Carolina waters late Friday night, hours before Tropical Storm Ophelia made landfall. Two adults and three children, ages 4, 7, and 10, were aboard a 38-foot sailboat in Lookout Bay at Cape Lookout, but the boat’s owner said dangerous conditions forced it into […]


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