Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Vinoy Park, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Vinoy Park, Fla.
Coast Guard Response Boat-Medium file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 42-year-old kite surfer Thursday in the entrance of the North Yacht Basin Anchorage near Vinoy Park. Rescued was Jason Chavez from Riverview. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received the call at 12:30 p.m. from good Samaritan stating there was a kitesurfer in distress near Vinoy Park. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Sandy Hook, N.J.

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Sandy Hook, N.J.
29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook rescued a kite surfer in distress near Sandy Hook Bay, Sunday. At approximately 10:30 a.m., watchstanders at Station Sandy Hook received notification of a kite surfer in distress from a good Samaritan ashore. A Station Sandy Hook boatcrew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small launched and arrived on scene...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Fire Island, NY

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Fire Island, NY
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescued a kite surfer in distress off Democrat Point, Long Island, New York, Sunday. At approximately 11:15 a.m., watchstanders at Station Fire Island received a call from West Islip Police Department advising them that a kite surfer...

Coast Guard rescues 3rd kite surfer this month

Coast Guard rescues 3rd kite surfer this month
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a downed kite surfer near Santa Cruz Monday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report from a friend of a distressed kite surfer with broken equipment stranded near a rocky shore at approximately 4 p.m. Sector San Francisco watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast to local mariners and dispatched...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina

Coast Guard rescues 2 kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina
Coast Guard Cutter Pike file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two kite surfers in distress near Oyster Point Marina Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report at approximately 7:45 p.m., that two kite surfers were expected to return to Oyster Point Marina at 5:30 p.m., but never returned. One individual, the student, was kite surfing while the...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Crissy Field

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Crissy Field
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer in distress near Crissy Field Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report from a kite surfer in the vicinity of the distressed surfer at approximately 4:50 p.m. A Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco boatcrew diverted from a completed mission to assist due to proximity. Boatcrew members...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer from water in Matapeke, Md.

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer from water in Matapeke, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer from the water Sunday off Matapeke. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from a good Samaritan stating a kite surfer had let go of his kite and was attempting to swim to shore Sunday afternoon. Sector Maryland-NCR issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard rescues surfer in distress near Fire Island, New York

Coast Guard rescues surfer in distress near Fire Island, New York
NEW YORK – A Coast Guard crew rescued a kite surfer one mile southwest of Democrat Point Fire Island, New York, Sept. 3, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Dan Wishnoff.) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard crew rescued a kite surfer Saturday, one-mile southwest of Democrat Point Fire Island, New York. Coast Guard Station Fire Island received a report of a kite surfer that was...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Golden Gate Bridge
SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard crews rescued a kite surfer after his personal locator beacon was activated near the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday at approximately 5:20 p.m. Coast Guard 11th District watchstanders received notification of the PLB alert and Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders issued a radio broadcast alerting mariners in the area of the distress at approximately...