Coast Guard Responds to Burning Boat Off Noman's

The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued five people 18 miles south of Noman’s Sunday after their boat caught on fire.

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Coast Guard Aids Vessel in Distress Off Squibnocket
Julia Wells

The Coast Guard came to the aid of a 30-foot recreational vessel that was taking on water Thursday afternoon off Squibnocket.

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Fishermen Safety Course Is Hands On Survival Training
Heather Hamacek
On Thursday morning, about 35 fishermen took part in a Safety and Survival Training program, a two-day free course that walked commercial fishermen through live saving skills, including plunging into the frigid ocean in thick neoprene survival suits.
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Leatherback Turtle Rescued South of Vineyard
Sara Brown

A team from Coast Guard Station Menemsha helped free a leatherback turtle entangled in fishing gear south of the Vineyard early Friday morning.

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One Dragger Sinks, Another Damaged In Mishap Off Dogfish Bar
Steve Myrick

A U.S. Coast Guard investigation into the sinking of a the fishing boat Robert C. Monday afternoon off Dogfish Bar at the western end of the Vineyard, remains open and active, according to a Coast Guard spokesman The owner of the sunken vessel reportedly has decided not to salvage the 33-foot wooden boat, which went down in 40 to 50 feet of water after colliding with another fishing boat.

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Hello, Coco: Station Menemsha Welcomes New Recruit
Remy Tumin

Seaman apprentice Coco, a three-month-old chocolate Labrador mix, is the newest member of the Menemsha Coast Guard station. With a new puppy in residence, it's all hands on deck for training.

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Menemsha Boathouse Is Dedicated
The U.S. Coast Guard formally opened its new boathouse in Menemsha Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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Built to Last, Coast Guard Boathouse Nears Completion
Alex Elvin

The new Coast Guard boathouse in Menemsha harbor is on track to be finished early next year. The three-story concrete structure is fire-resistant and can withstand earthquakes and 100-year storms.

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Station Menemsha Mom Gets a Hug
Katie Carroll
The men and women of Coast Guard Station Menemsha agreed that June Manning's exemplary spirit of giving and "just because she's June" merited some small town, down home recognition.
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Coast Guard Ends Search for Owner of Sailboat

A wide-ranging air and sea search for the owner of a 13-foot Hobie Cat was called off late Saturday after the boat owner called the Coast Guard to identify himself. The unmarked sailboat was found washed ashore with its sails up near Lake Tashmoo on Friday.

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