Marooned sailor who clung to capsized boat for two days feared ‘this is it’

Marooned sailor who clung to capsized boat for two days feared ‘this is it’

A missing sailor found at the hull of his capsized boat 48 hours after his disappearance admitted he thought “this is it”. Stuart Bee was spotted on Sunday by the crew of a large container ship stranded in the Atlantic Ocean 86 miles from its…

Coastguard fires at 8ft shark heading directly for crew in nail-biting footage

Coastguard fires at 8ft shark heading directly for crew in nail-biting footage

A US Coast Guard officer was forced to fire at a huge shark after spotting it heading directly for his crew who were taking a dip in the water. Cutter Kimball’s crew were taking a well-earned break with a swim in the ocean having not…

Coastguard has to rescue ice cream van stuck on beach

Coastguard has to rescue ice cream van stuck on beach

These pictures show the coastguard rescuing an ice cream van – after it got stuck on a wet beach. Rescue teams were called at around 2:30pm yesterday (August 24) after the vehicle’s wheels sank into the wet sand. Trucks were then used to tow the…