Four yachts competing in the OSTAR and TWOSTAR fleet have been rescued after a storm struck in the north Atlantic.
The two crew who were feared missing have made contact with North Yorkshire Police to say they are safe and well.
An extensive search across the Yorkshire coast is being carried out after a yacht was spotted aground in the early hours of this morning.
"A great example of how a personal locator beacon, when properly used and registered, can save a person’s life" said UK Coastguard's Aimee Phillimore.
The bodies of two men have been recovered following a rescue operation launched off the south west coast of Scotland.
Police are especially seeking any video or photographs taken of the coastal area around Gwbert on Saturday morning as they may have captured him sailing.
The new Head of Maritime Operations, Julie-Anne Wood, has made history as the first woman to achieve this rank in the history of Her Majesty’s Coastguard.
The HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter base in Lee-On-Solent will start flying the new Leonardo AW189 helicopter for SAR operations from 1pm today.
The Irish Coast Guard have confirmed that there has been an incident involving one of its Search and Rescue (SAR) Helicopters off the west coast of Ireland.
Boat owners are being informed about VHF channel changes coming in September 2017, by the UK Coastguard.
Thirteen British crew and one US national were rescued after their 60ft yacht, the Clyde Challenger, dismasted due to bad weather, in the Atlantic Ocean.
Some of the VHF channel numbers used to contact UK Coastguard are set to change later this year.
The masters of two vessels that collided in the Humber during thick fog in May last year have been fined £3,000 each, plus costs.
The new numbers will go live on Wednesday 1 February 2017 and are intended as a point of contact for international and long range communications.
The Coastguard's new AW189 helicopter and trial Jetstream aircraft came through their ‘water baptism’ yesterday after participating in ‘Exercise Top Cover’
‘On the 15th day of our crossing our rudder completely disintegrated and we were left with no steering’
The UK Coastguard co-ordinated an extensive search and rescue effort after a 90m cargo ship sank off the Kent coast, in Force 9 north westerly winds.
Following a spate of incidents, UK Coastguard has issued some timely advice for enjoying the UK coast safely without putting yourself in danger.
Unsettled weather is heading our way in the lead-up to Christmas with Storm Barbara expected to strike the north and west of the UK tomorrow.
A major incident was declared when a cargo ship lost power and steering and began taking on water after colliding with a rock barge off the coast of Dover.