Coast Guard ends search for missing kayaker

PORTLAND, Maine – The Coast Guard officially ended its search for kayaker Hamilton “Toby” Wood at 9:45 a.m., today. Wood went missing Friday afternoon near the Isles of Shoals off the coast of Portsmouth, NH.

Coast Guard, local, state agencies continue search for kayaker

PORTLAND, Maine – The Coast Guard, local, and state agencies are continuing the search for a 59-year-old missing kayaker off the Portsmouth, NH, coast today.

Storm ravages moored sailboats, Coast Guard responds

BOSTON – The Coast Guard responded to two sailboats broken loose from their moorings near Kittery, Maine, following a powerful storm that blew through the area Saturday night.

Coast Guard crews search for sinking boat

PORTLAND, Maine- Multiple Coast Guard crews from Maine and Massachusetts searched for a boat today that was reportedly sinking near Hampton Harbor, Maine. At 2:58 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Northern New England received a mayday call from someone reporting their vessel was taking on water in the Hampton River and that they needed help. A 47-foot and 25-foot boat crew from Coast Guard Station Merrimack...

Coast Guard rescues two kayakers in Concord Point, NH

BOSTON – The Coast Guard rescued two people today after their kayaks capsized during an afternoon thunderstorm in Concord Point, NH. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Northern New England in South Portland, Maine, that the men were in the water and needed help at about 3 p.m., today. Both men were wearing life jackets. A 25-foot response boat launched from Station Portsmouth Harbor...

Coast Guard locates missing owner of kayak

BOSTON (D1 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard located the owner of the blue kayak that was reported abandoned earlier today in Concord Point, N.H. While a crew from Station Portsmouth Harbor in Portsmouth, N.H., was checking local marinas, they noticed a similar green kayak at Petey’s Summertime Seafood and Bar in Rye, N.H. Restaurant personnel reported that one of their kayaks had broken...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in distress

BOSTON (D! Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard is searching near Concord Point, N.H., today for a possible person in distress after receiving reports that an abandoned kayak was found in the area. A Concord Point resident notified Coast Guard Sector Northern New England at about 7:30 a.m., today that a blue sit-on-top kayak with a tackle box and a bucket in it had washed ashore near her home. The...