11 Camp Orkila kayakers rescued by Coast Guard

According to KOMO TV,  a 45-foot Coast Guard boat from Bellingham pulled 11 Camp Orkila kayakers to safety Tuesday evening, June 18, 2019.  The campers had pulled into a cove at Little Sister island after wind increased to 15 knots around 5 p.m. and small craft advisories were issued by the National Weather Service. 

The kayakers were transferred to a YMCA boat. No one was reported injured. 

A rescue helicopter from Coast Guard Port Angeles oversaw the rescue operation. 

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