Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers on Tybee Island

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers Saturday after they became stranded on Tybee Island, Georgia.

At approximately 6 p.m., a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew landed on Tybee Island beach and located the kayakers. The Dolphin crew embarked the kayakers and transported them to Hunter Army Airport.

At 4:25 p.m, Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders were notified by the Tybee Island Fire Department of two kaykers who camped overnight on Tybee Island and became stranded due to bad weather.


No injuries were reported.


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