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Ocean Rescue

Crews rescue woman with head injury after sailboat runs aground

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Coast Guard crews rescued a woman with a head injury after a sailboat ran aground near Seagate Sunday afternoon. A man, woman and two children were aboard the boat when the accident happened. Full story...
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Couple on first date rescued from capsized sailboat

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videoOcean rescue officials said a couple on a first date ended up having to be pulled from the waters when their sailboat capsized. Full story...
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Kure Beach drowning victim identified

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The victim who died from his injuries after being pulled from the water Wednesday has been identified. Full story...
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Man dies after Kure Beach ocean rescue attempt

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videoThe man rescued from the waters at Kure Beach has died from his injuries, the police chief said. Full story...
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Ocean Rescue reports low number of saves despite hurricane

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videoOcean Rescue reports an extremely low number of rescues after hurricane Arthur. Thousands of people made plans to head down to the beaches to celebrate this weekend, but many were concerned about the hurricane. Full story...
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Surfers save swimmer at Wrightsville Beach

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videoScary and lucky moments for a swimmer in Wrightsville beach Wednesday. Charles Crews said he learned just how strong rip currents can be and what it feels like to be caught in one. Full story...
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Crews suspend search for missing swimmer in Kure Beach

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video Rescue efforts are in place off the shores of Kure Beach, searching for a missing swimmer. Full story...
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VA. firefighter, cop honored for rescuing mother, son during Holden Beach vacation

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video A firefighter and police officer who rescued a mother and son from the ocean near Holden Beach, got recognition in their home down of Roanoke, Virginia. Full story...
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Girl rescued from surf at Carolina Beach

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videoA day in the water turned scary for one family on vacation in Carolina Beach. Witnesses say a girl was struggling to swim in the rough water. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue wins overall championship at the 2013 US Lifesaving Association Competition

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A contingent of Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue team members turned in a remarkable performance to capture the overall championship at the 2013 United States Lifesaving Association’s South Atlantic Regional Competition. Full story...
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