• Coast Guard resumes search off Nantucket for missing kayaker


    NANTUCKET, Mass. - The Coast Guard is resuming the search for a missing person after recovering a kayak off the shore of Nantucket Sunday. 

    The First Coast Guard District said the search, which is now entering the second full day, includes air assets and multiple cutters, according to a tweet Tuesday.

    U.S. Coast Guard Brant Point tweeted Sunday evening that crews recovered a kayak with no one onboard 1 1/2 miles offshore. 

    Crews are searching for a 36-year-old man who was last seen kayaking off the eastern shore of Nantucket. 

    A helicopter, along with multiple Coast Guard vessels, searched into Sunday without locating anyone.

    The USCG Station Brant Point tweeted Monday morning that a first-light search off Wauwinet was underway.

    The Nantucket Harbormaster tweeted that it was also assisting in the search, with lifeguards and police on ATVs scouring the beaches for any sign of the missing man.

    This is developing story and will be updated.

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