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...

Coast Guard rescues 3 kayakers near Southport, NC

Coast Guard rescues 3 kayakers near Southport, NC
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water after their kayak overturned near Southport, North Carolina, Saturday. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Oak Island, North Carolina, notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington at...

Coast Guard searching for missing person in St. Joseph Bay

Coast Guard searching for missing person in St. Joseph Bay
US NAvy MH-60S File photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary DiPadova NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing person in St. Joseph Bay in Panama City, Florida, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 9:04 a.m. of an unmanned, yellow Tribe Perception kayak found adrift in St. Joseph Bay with fishing gear and food on board. No one...

Coast Guard medevacs kayaker who capsized off Cape Cod

Coast Guard medevacs kayaker who capsized off Cape Cod
USCG File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard found a missing kayaker Tuesday after an unmanned kayak was found in the water near Cuttyhunk Island. A good Samaritan contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 8 a.m. and reported that an unmanned and adrift 12-foot yellow kayak was found with a wallet and cell phone aboard. A 29-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard ends active search for overdue kayakers in Western Lake Erie

Coast Guard ends active search for overdue kayakers in Western Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard has ended its active search Wednesday morning in Lorain, Ohio, for two overdue kayakers who were expected back Tuesday night and did not return. Missing is Nicole Launert, 27, and Mike Smith, 30. The search was ended after a reporter found the two missing kayaks neatly stowed approximately 100 feet from Grumpy’s Bait and Tackle boat launch in the woods Wednesday...