• Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker off Nantucket

    NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) - The Coast Guard is looking for a man who went missing while kayaking off the coast of Nantucket.

    Officials say the 36-year-old man went missing around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, about a mile and a half off the eastern shore of Nantucket.

    Petty Officer Zachary Hupp says rescue crews found the kayak, but were still looking for the man as of 8 p.m. Sunday.

    Several aircraft and boats were helping in the search, which resumed Monday morning.

    The Coast Guard did not release a name.

    The missing man's friend tells The Inquirer and Mirror of Nantucket that he is a year-round resident of the island, an experienced boater and was wearing a life vest.

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