Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers stranded on Jekyll Island

Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers stranded on Jekyll Island

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Allen Eyestone
The Coast Guard resuced a group of kayakers on Jekyll Island Monday.

The Coast Guard rescued five kayakers Monday who were stranded on Jekyll Island, officials said. 

The Brunswick station received a distress call at 2:06 p.m. from one of the distressed kayakers, the Coast Guard said in a news release. 


Two adults and three children were stranded and in need of emergency assistance on Jekyll Island, the release said.

Minutes later, a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium boatcrew launched from Station Brunswick and recovered the kayakers, taking them to the Jekyll Creek Boat Ramp. 

No injuries were reported.

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