Coast Guard rescues windsurfer from icy waters of Lake Michigan

Coast Guard rescues windsurfer from icy waters of Lake Michigan
Ice rescue training file photo by Chief Petty Officer Casey McDonald MILWAUKEE – The Coast Guard rescued a windsurfer in Lake Michigan off of Sheboygan, Wis. after ice that had been blown close to shore hindered his return to land, Sunday. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station Sheboygan received a call from a good Samaritan about 3:05 p.m. local time about a windsurfer in distress about 150 yards...

Coast Guard boat crew, surface swimmer rescue windsurfer from rocks near Point Judith, RI

Coast Guard boat crew, surface swimmer rescue windsurfer from rocks near Point Judith, RI
Petty Officer 3rd Class Andres Rios, a surface swimmer from Coast Guard Station Point Judith, in Rhode Island, swims with a windsurfer Wednesday, November 16, 2016 after she became stranded on rocks near  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dannion Hollar) BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a windsurfer Wednesday near the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge. At approximately 3:20 p.m.,...

Coast Guard rescues windsurfer in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard rescues windsurfer in Lake Michigan
A Coast Guard Station Wilmette Harbor crew rescues a kite surfer in Lake Michigan near Evanston, Illinois, Oct. 17, 2016 after the surfer became distressed. U.S Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Wilmette Harbor. MILWAUKEE — The Coast Guard rescued a windsurfer when his mast broke in Lake Michigan, one mile east of Lee Street Beach in Evanston, Illinois, Monday. “Even as the busy summer season...

Coast Guard assists 8 people in 3 separate cases in Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania

Coast Guard assists 8 people in 3 separate cases in Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard assisted 8 people in 3 separate cases, Saturday, along the Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania shores of Lake Erie. At about 3:30 p.m., a boatcrew, from Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor aboard a 45-foot response boat responded to a report of a windsurfer in distress near the Cleveland Harbor entrance. The boat crew located the windsurfer and helped him board the...

Coast Guard rescues windsurfer near Davenport

Coast Guard rescues windsurfer near Davenport
ALAMEDA — A Coast Guard helicopter from Air Station San Francisco rescued a windsurfer Wednesday, June 6, approximately two nautical miles west of Davenport, Calif., after the windsurfer reported his mast broke. At 5:22 p.m. on June 6, 2012 Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received a distress call over VHF-CH 16 from the distressed windsurfer. The windsurfer was wearing a wetsuit and stated he was...

Coast Guard boatcrew rescues windsurfer near Alpena

CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Alpena, Mich., rescued a windsurfer Sunday evening at the mouth of Thunder Bay near Alpena after the windsurf board’s mast and fin broke, causing the 52-year-old man to become stranded on his board. The man’s wife called Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., at 7:18 p.m., Sunday to report her husband planned to return to the couple’s...

Missing windsurfer found alive near San Mateo Bridge

SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard rescued Cathy Caton, a 62-year-old woman in San Francisco Bay near the San Mateo Bridge today. Several agencies had joined the Coast Guard yesterday in search of Caton. She spent 13 hours in the water following a windsurfing mishap. A video of Caton’s rescue is posted here. The Coast Guard was notified of the missing woman at approximately 7:20 p.m. yesterday....

Coast Guard rescues 61-year-old windsurfer near Mackinaw City, Mich.

CLEVELAND – A boatcrew from U.S. Coast Guard Station St. Ignace, Mich., rescued a 61-year-old man in the Lake Huron, about ½ a nautical mile from Mackinaw City, Mich., Tuesday evening. The man was wearing a life jacket. Station St. Ignace was notified of a possible windsurfer in distress by a good Samaritan at 6:15 p.m. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard suspends search regarding windsurfing kite near Bar Harbor, Maine

USCG file photoBAR HARBOR, Maine — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended search efforts after crews scoured waters where a windsurfing kite was found near Lamoine Beach, March 18, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard Station Southwest Harbor received a public call reporting a windsurfing kite that was spotted adrift near Lamoine Beach at approximately 12 p.m. A Coast Guard 47-foot motor life boat crew from Station Southwest...