Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Cape May Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Cape May Inlet, NJ
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his kayak capsized in the vicinity of Cape May Inlet, New Jersey, Sunday. A commercial fisherman contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s Command Center in Philadelphia, via...

Coast Guard locates missing kayaker in Everglades National Park

Coast Guard locates missing kayaker in Everglades National Park
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI—The Coast Guard and the National Park Service confirmed overdue 57-year-old kayaker safe in the Everglades National Park Tuesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Missing was James Matthew Soltis, 57, a Lockport, Illinois resident. At approximately 9:50 a.m....

Coast Guard rescues man from overturned kayak at Port of Valdez, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues man from overturned kayak at Port of Valdez, Alaska
USCG 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez smallboat crew rescued a 50-year-old man from an overturned kayak near Valdez, Alaska, Sunday. The station Valdez boatcrew arrived on scene, brought the man aboard their 45-foot Response Boat-Medium and safely transported him to a nearby pier where local emergency medical services personnel were waiting. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Rapid City, Michigan

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Rapid City, Michigan
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo. RAPID CITY, Mich. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing person after searching Lake Skegemog near Rapid City, Michigan and the surrounding area, Wednesday. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City conducted a first light search for approximately two hours...

Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers stranded on Jekyll Island, Ga.

Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers stranded on Jekyll Island, Ga.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued five kayakers Monday who were stranded on Jekyll Island, Ga. Coast Guard Station Brunswick watchstanders received a distress call at 2:06 p.m. via cell phone from one of the distressed kayakers stating two adults and three children were stranded...

Coast Guard assists 1 after kayak overturns near Kitty Hawk, NC

Coast Guard assists 1 after kayak overturns near Kitty Hawk, NC
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted one man after his kayak overturned near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Friday evening. An already-underway Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat crew from Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet in Nags Head, North Carolina, heard a mayday call on VHF-FM channel 16 at...

Coast Guard, state and locals search for overdue kayaker in Saugus, Mass.

Coast Guard, state and locals search for overdue kayaker in Saugus, Mass.
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll BOSTON – The Coast Guard, Massachusetts State Police, and multiple local agencies are searching Tuesday night for a man who failed to return from a kayaking trip in the Saugus River. Craig Dustin Sr., 72, from Saugus, was last seen at about 11 a.m. Tuesday when he departed from a boat ramp near Fox Hill...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing person in water near Long Point

Coast Guard searching for possible missing person in water near Long Point
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water approximately six nautical miles east of Long Point, Catalina, Wednesday. At approximately 5:20 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center watchstanders received notification of an overturned...

12-year-old boy calls 911, Coast Guard rescues parents from overturned kayaks

12-year-old boy calls 911, Coast Guard rescues parents from overturned kayaks
64-foot Special Purpose Craft-Screening Vessel file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit (MFPU) Bangor boat crew rescued two adults after their kayaks overturned near Point No Point in Washington, Sunday. The couple’s 12-year-old son contacted 911 on a cell phone and Coast Guard boat crews rescued and safely transferred the...