Illegal yacht charter operation stopped for second time

Jul 26, 2019 by To the Triton

For the second time, officers with the by the U.S. Coast Guard 7th District ordered the owner of M/Y Isabella to stop illegal yacht charter operations. The 70-foot vessel had six passengers onboard when it was stopped by a USCG Station Fort Lauderdale’s 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew. Boarding by officers found the operation to be in violation of several offenses including failure to have a drug and alcohol program, failure to be under the control of a licensed individual and several mechanical violations.

The 70-foot motor yacht Isabella moors at Lauderdale Marina on July 25 after the U.S. Coast Guard terminated the 70-foot motor yacht’s illegal charter with six passengers aboard near Port Everglades. Photo provided by USCG.

To read details of specific violations click to visit USCG website.