Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Ketchikan

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Ketchikan
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers Monday near Ketchikan after one of their kayaks sustained damage and took on water. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco arrived on scene and recovered both kayakers along with their kayaks and brought them to where they launched at Mountain Point in Ketchikan. No injuries or medical concerns were...

Coast Guard seeks help to identify owner of adrift kayak off Makaha Beach Park,
 Oahu

Coast Guard seeks help to identify owner of adrift kayak off Makaha Beach Park,
 Oahu
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a kayak found a mile off Makaha Beach Park, Oahu, March 9, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a kayak found a mile off Makaha Beach Park, Oahu, Monday. Anyone with information helping to identify the owner of the kayak is requested to contact...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayak owner near Galveston

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayak owner near Galveston
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard located the owner of the unmanned, adrift kayak after the owner saw reports that his kayak was missing Thursday. The kayak was initially found in the vicinity of Pier 21 near the Cruise Ship Terminal in Galveston, Texas, by the Galveston Police Marine Division. “We encourage all kayak owners to register their vessels through...

Coast Guard searching for owner of overturned kayak

Coast Guard searching for owner of overturned kayak
Coast Guard Station Morro Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing person in the water near Cambria, California. Good Samaritans reported an overturned 12-foot kayak approximately 100 yards offshore near Leffingwell Landing to Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders at approximately 4 p.m. Tuesday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard investigating death of kayaker near Harbor Island

Coast Guard investigating death of kayaker near Harbor Island
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is seeking additional information for the investigation into a collision that resulted in the death of one person May 27, 2019, near Harbor Island, Texas. The Coast Guard is investigating the collision between a vessel with an outboard motor and a kayak that is believed to have occurred early on the morning of Memorial Day near the Harbor Island road launch...

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen from capsized kayak near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen from capsized kayak near Ingleside, Texas
A Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew transfers two fishermen who were rescued after their kayak capsized near Ingleside, Texas, on Dec. 23, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port Aransas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen after their kayak capsized near Ingleside, Texas, Sunday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Jekyll Island, Georgia

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Jekyll Island, Georgia
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker Saturday near Jekyll Island, Georgia, after they were unable to make it back to shore. Rescued was Lana Patrick, 38. At 12:58 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call from a 38-year-old woman stating she was kayaking,...

Coast Guard asks boaters to label, properly secure kayaks, canoes, paddleboards

Coast Guard asks boaters to label, properly secure kayaks, canoes, paddleboards
Through the Operation Paddle Smart Program, the Coast Guard offers a free, weatherproof and reflective, self-adhesive “If Found” decal to be placed in a visible location on small, human-powered (unregistered) watercraft. BOSTON — The Coast Guard is asking the public to label their kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards with their name and phone number after an influx of cases this summer...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boat crew rescued two kayakers from the water near the San Juan Islands, Saturday evening. The boat crew arrived in their 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, located and recovered the kayakers and then transferred them to a Bellingham Fire and Rescue Boat crew, where an Emergency Medical...