Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker in the Bahamas

144 Cape CodMIAMI — The search for a missing 64-year-old kayaker in the vicinity of Eleuthera, Bahamas, was suspended Wednesday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District command center received a report from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force of a male kayaker who was reported missing by his son-in-law after not returning from a kayaking trip Tuesday evening.

During the search, the kayak and personal flotation device belonging to the kayaker were located with no sign of the missing male.

Assisting in the search were a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew and a Royal Bahamas Defence Force patrol boat

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