Isleboro kayak rescue highlights significance of correct gear

When 5 Maine State Ferry Service crew members noticed an overturned kayak close to Grindle Level at about 2 p.m. on Friday, they sprang into motion, delivering passengers to Lincolnville earlier than doubling again to assist.

However at first, they didn’t see anybody within the water.

Between the worsening climate situations and the truth that the kayaker was wearing all black, she was arduous to identify, mentioned Kristian Rudman, one of many seamen from the ferry.