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...

Coast Guard locates missing 13-year old girl on Kruzof Island, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing 13-year old girl on Kruzof Island, Alaska
A 13-year-old girl and her aunt and uncle are taken back to a cabin on Kruzof Island, Alaska, July 3, 2018, in an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. The girl was reported missing in a kayak in Shelikof Bay, last seen wearing a purple, blue and black life jacket, and was later found by the Jayhawk crew in good condition U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing kayaker on Lake Champlain

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing kayaker on Lake Champlain
29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard along with local fire departments are searching for a missing 44-year-old man after his kayak was found unmanned and adrift off Shelburne Point on Lake Champlain Monday. A good Samaritan reported the adrift kayak to Coast Guard watchstanders at around 7:30 p.m. prompting the search. The man was confirmed missing by a separate correlating...

Kayaker survives 17 hours in Long Island Sound

Kayaker survives 17 hours in Long Island Sound
Story and video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi For 12 years, Mike Diaz fished the waters of Long Island Sound from his kayak. He ventured out, escaping the bustle of Long Island to explore and maybe catch a fluke, porgy, striped bass, or sea robin. Throwing on his life jacket was part of his routine. Just as he wouldn’t forget his fishing pole or bait, he never forgot his life jacket. On...