Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailboat off Key West, Florida

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailboat off Key West, Florida

MIAMI — Coast Guard crews rescued two people from their sailing vessel, Preston Point, Sunday, after they were in distress about 14 miles west of Ponce de Leon Bay off Key West, Florida, during Tropical Storm Sally. The sailing vessel Preston Point owners called Coast...
SV Sweet Sea Attacked Off Peru

SV Sweet Sea Attacked Off Peru

The U.S.-flagged catamaran SWEET SEA was robbed off Talara, Peru. Robbers, who carried firearms, boarded the vessel and assaulted the crew before they escaped. The crew issued a distress alert which was received by the authorities at the port. The Coastguard was...
The Importance Of A Float Plan

The Importance Of A Float Plan

This is what Boatwatch.org is all about: Assisting friends, family, and Search & Rescue Agencies locate overdue and missing vessels. And, this demonstrates the necessity of having a Float Plan filed with a friend familiar with you and your boat. In this particular...