Crissy Field kite surfer ensures quick resolve to search and rescue case

SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard quickly resolved a search and rescue case today off of Crissy Field thanks to the preemptive efforts of a distressed kite surfer.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kite surfer

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The Coast Guard suspended a search for a suspected missing kite surfer at 1:00 a.m., Wednesday.

Overdue kite-surfer returns safe near Harkers Island, N.C.

Portsmouth, Va. – An overdue kite-surfer that the Coast Guard was searching for this evening near Cape Lookout, N.C., returned to Harkers Island, N.C., under his own power. Frank Mueller, a 31-year-old male, became separated from a companion today while kite-surfing between Harkers Island and Cape Lookout. The friend reported Mueller overdue when he did not return by 5:30 p.m. Mueller made it...

Good samaritan helps kite surfer in distress

SEATTLE (CG Public Affairs) – The crew of the fishing vessel Northern Eagle rescued a 42-year old male kite surfer who was in distress in the vicinity of Double Bluff at the north end of Useless Bay, Wash., today. Coast Guard Sector Seattle received a call from Island County Dispatch that a kite surfer was in distress and in need of assistance. Coast Guard Sector Seattle issued an Urgent Marine...