Boat Watch News from Around the World

The mission of Boat Watch is to maintain a worldwide network of resources to aid mariners that are missing or overdue; have a boat stolen; or to whom urgent messages need to be relayed.

USCG Rescues 3 From Life Raft Dauphin Island Alabama

USCG Rescues 3 From Life Raft Dauphin Island Alabama

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people who went into the water after their vessel caught fire near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 5:55 p.m. of three people aboard a 36-foot sport fisher that caught fire in Dauphin Island Bay approximately a half a mile north of Dauphin Island. Sector watchstanders directed the...

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Wind and Seas Sink Ship Off Coast of Colon Panama

Wind and Seas Sink Ship Off Coast of Colon Panama

District of Santa Isabel on the Costa Arriba of Colon After several hours of being stranded on the beach reef in the community of Viento Frio, the Lakota ship sunk sunk this Monday in this sector of the district of Santa Isabel on the Costa Arriba of Colon. It was known that the boat dragged its anchor before the force of the high winds and waves, when it was undergoing maintenance and luckily...

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USCG Rescues 3 From Tugboat Gulf Man Andros Island Bahamas

USCG Rescues 3 From Tugboat Gulf Man Andros Island Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues 3 from sinking tugboat 6 miles northeast of Andros Island ANDROS ISLAND, Bahamas — The Coast Guard rescued three crewmembers from the sinking 62-foot tugboat, Gulf Man, Thursday approximately 6 miles northeast of Andros Island. Rescued were Noel Maycock, 66, Seth Daughtery, 32, and James Orr, 51. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on...

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Cruising Club Of America – Boat Watch Gets A Make-Over

Cruising Club Of America – Boat Watch Gets A Make-Over

Boatwatch is an organization that serves as a conduit between the family and friends of overdue and missing boaters and the many governmental agencies responsible for Search and Rescue Operations throughout the world CCA Members Eddie and Glenn Tuttle (Florida) took over responsibility for the International Boat Watch Network earlier this year and have given it a facelift with a new website...

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Sailor Rescued Near Long Beach Washington

Sailor Rescued Near Long Beach Washington

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled sailing vessel near Long Beach, Wash. Long Beach, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his sailing vessel became disabled dangerously close to the surf near Peacock Spit Friday, 03 JAN 2020, about one mile from the shore near Cape Disappointment. The man contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment by cell phone at approximately...

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130 foot Crabbing Vessel Sinks Off Alaska Two Rescued

130 foot Crabbing Vessel Sinks Off Alaska Two Rescued

Coast Guard Releases Names Of F/V Scandies Rose Survivors And Crew Members Still Missing   After deciding to suspend its search for five people feared dead after their 130-foot crabbing boat sank on New Year's Eve off the Alaska Peninsula, the U.S. Coast Guard has released the names of the crew members of the F/V Scandies Rose. Rescuers found two survivors in a life boat within hours of the...

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Dramatic Long-Range Rescue Of Two Sailors Gulf Of Mexico

Dramatic Long-Range Rescue Of Two Sailors Gulf Of Mexico

Oil Platforms Support Long-Range Rescue in Gulf of Mexico   BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE 01-03-2020 01:45:00     The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two mariners from their disabled sailing vessel, Rhapsody, at a position about 250 nautical miles southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas on Thursday afternoon. A USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter used offshore oil platforms as refueling stations on the...

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Fire Kills Two Cruisers in Puerto Rico

Dario Vissepo wrote a heartfelt story regarding the fire at Marina Pescaderia Puerto Real, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. So sad, so sad that my heart hurts. Last night close to 7pm shortly after they left my store at the marina my friends and 3 slips up neighbors Gina & Gate Tannehill perished after somewhere in their catamaran (s/v Miss Adventure) aft exploded and caught fire. “We might be back...

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Sutwik Island Alaska USCG Searches For Five After 130 Foot Crab Vessel Sinks

Sutwik Island Alaska USCG Searches For Five After 130 Foot Crab Vessel Sinks

U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Alaska Contact: 17th District Public Affairs Office: (907) 428-4181 After Hours: (907) 209-6509 17th District online newsroom Coast Guard searching for survivors after boat sinks near Sutwik Island, 5 still missing JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews are searching for five people in the water Wednesday after their boat sank near Sutwik Island, Alaska. Scandies Rose,...

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Yachats, Oregon USCG Rescues Vessel in 14 to 15 Steep Swells

News Release U.S. Coast Guard 13th District Contact: Coast Guard PA Detachment Astoria Office: (503) 861-6380 After Hours: (206) 510-8805 PA Detachment Astoria online newsroom Coast Guard completes 5-hr tow of fishing vessel. SEATTLE -- A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew towed a disabled 52-foot commercial fishing vessel Tuesday night across the Yaquina Bay Bar approximately 2.5 miles...

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