Coast Guard rescues kite surfer from water in Matapeke, Md.

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer from water in Matapeke, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer from the water Sunday off Matapeke. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from a good Samaritan stating a kite surfer had let go of his kite and was attempting to swim to shore Sunday afternoon. Sector Maryland-NCR issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard rescues surfer in distress near Fire Island, New York

Coast Guard rescues surfer in distress near Fire Island, New York
NEW YORK – A Coast Guard crew rescued a kite surfer one mile southwest of Democrat Point Fire Island, New York, Sept. 3, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Dan Wishnoff.) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard crew rescued a kite surfer Saturday, one-mile southwest of Democrat Point Fire Island, New York. Coast Guard Station Fire Island received a report of a kite surfer that was...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Golden Gate Bridge
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard crews rescued a kite surfer after his personal locator beacon was activated near the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday at approximately 5:20 p.m. Coast Guard 11th District watchstanders received notification of the PLB alert and Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders issued a radio broadcast alerting mariners in the area of the distress at approximately...

Coast Guard Station Seattle rescues fatigued kite surfer, assists 10 others near Rich Passage, Wash

Coast Guard Station Seattle rescues fatigued kite surfer, assists 10 others near Rich Passage, Wash
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a fatigued kite surfer near the entrance to Rich Passage near Bainbridge Island, Wash., Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a call from Kitsap County, Wash., dispatch at approximately 6:15 p.m., indicating they had received reports of a kite surfer yelling for help at the entrance to Rich Passage. Sector Puget Sound issued an Urgent Marine Information...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing kite surfer near Hatteras

HATTERAS, N.C. – Coast Guard, Hatteras Island Rescue Squad and National Park Service responders are searching for a 44-year-old male kite surfer near Hatteras Island Sunday. Dare County 911 dispatchers contacted the Coast Guard at approximately 6 p.m. and reported the surfer’s board and kite was located in the shoals without him. The Coast Guard command center watchstanders issued an urgent...

Coast Guard rescues kitesurfer near Manitowoc Yacht Club

CLEVELAND – A U.S. Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Two Rivers, Wis., rescued a person in the water near the Manitowoc Yacht Club, today at about 4:30 p.m., CDT. The man, who was reportedly in his early forties, was wearing a wetsuit with installed flotation devices. The communications watchstander at Station Two Rivers received notification of a kitesurfer in distress from the Manitowoc Police...

Coast Guard responds to kite surfer in distress

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a  kite surfer in distress after receiving a report from Foster City Fire Department at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2011. A smallboat crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station San Francisco and an aircrew from Air Station San Francisco responded to the scene at approximately 7 p.m. Foster City Fire Department rescue crews were able to recover the kite...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan recover kite surfer near Queen Isabella Causeway

24-foot Special Purpose Craft - Shallow Water (USCG File Photo )SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — A good Samaritan recovered a man who fell from his kiteboard near the Queen Isabella Causeway, Thursday. The good Samaritan, who was operating a pleasure craft nearby, witnessed the 57-year-old man fall off his kite board. The good Samaritan then recovered the man, dialed 9-1-1 and commenced CPR efforts....

Handheld radio assists Coast Guard in rescue of kite surfer

SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer from underneath a pier on the San Francisco waterfront, yesterday evening.