Coast Guard Crews Searching for Missing Man Off Nantucket

Last seen kayaking off Brant Point, unmanned kayak recovered...
(USCG File photo)

Coast Guard crews are searching for a 36 year old kayaker who was reported missing late Sunday afternoon.  The male was last seen kayaking off Brant Point.  His unmanned kayak has been recovered.

Multiple assets have been deployed for the search, including a 47-foot lifeboat from Brant Point;  a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Cape Cod;  a HC144 Ocean Sentry from Air Station Cape Cod; an 87-foot patrol boat, Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead; and the 87-foot patrol boat, Coast Guard Cutter Coho.

The search was still under way at 8 p.m. Sunday evening.


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