Coast Guard, local law enforcement searching for missing New York boater

1st Coast Guard District News
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard and local law enforcement are searching for a missing boater near Sands Point, July 31, 2014.

Missing is 43-year old Scott Donsavage.

Donsavage was last seen by his wife around 10 p.m. July 29, before he got underway aboard his 15-foot vessel from Pleasantville. He is described as 5’11”, weighing 180 pounds and was wearing a black shirt, red hat and shorts.

The Coast Guard has been searching for more than 15 hours covering more than 276 square miles, roughly eight times the size of Manhattan.

Assets involved in the search are:

– Rescue boatcrews from Coast Guard Station Kings Point and Eatons Neck

– Rescue helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod and Atlantic City

– Coast Guard Cutter Ridley

– Nassau County Sherrifs aviation and marine units

If anyone has information of the whereabouts of Donsavage, please contact the Coast Guard Sector New York command center at 718-354-4353.

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