Kayakers Rescued on Cape Cod
June 4, 2011
CapeCodOnline: Three young kayakers were rescued Thursday after becoming trapped by wind and currents in a leaky kayak on [Cape Cod’s] Pleasant Bay, a fire department spokesman said.
Two men, ages 22 and 20, and an 18-year-old woman left a beach off Pleasant Bay Road with the intention of paddling across the bay to North Beach, Harwich firefighter Bruce Young said.
Their plan went awry when they realized how long the journey was, particularly when it became apparent that getting home would mean paddling against the wind and the current, Young said, adding the trio didn’t have lifejackets.
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