Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Santa Cruz Island

USCG file photo

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is searching for two people aboard a sailboat between Santa Cruz Island and Goleta Beach, Calif., after they were reported overdue from a fishing trip.

A family member reported that Jesse Hunt, 36, and Robyn Ledenbach, 26, departed from Goleta Beach on a fishing trip on Saturday and planned to return Sunday afternoon.

An MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles, a 25-foot response boat from Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor and the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal are all searching the area.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Jesse Hunt and Robyn Ledenbach please call the Coast Guard at (310) 521-3801.

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