Coast Guard Searching for Boater Who Went Missing Near Key West

Alaska man vanishes during trip from Fort Myers to Key West

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    U.S. Coast Guard
    Jay Rydberg, 40, went on on his 39-foot Trimaran Monday but never arrived in Key West as planned, Coast Guard officials said.

    Coast Guard crews are searching for an Alaska man who went missing Tuesday during a boat trip from Fort Myers to Key West.

    Jay Rydberg, 40, went on on his 39-foot Trimaran Monday but never arrived in Key West as planned, Coast Guard officials said.

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    The Coast Guard received a distress alert early Tuesday from the boat, 3/4 Time, about 30 miles north of Key West.

    The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Marlin from Fort Myers, an HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft from Miami, and a rescue helicopter and HC-130 Hercules from Clearwater were launched to search for Rydberg and his boat.

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    The Coast Guard cutter Pea Island, from Key West, is scheduled to relieve the Marlin crew.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Coast Guard at 305-415-6800.

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