Coast Guard loses communication with sailboat

Sailboat 'Siesta' was heading to California from Hawaii

Published  3:42 PM HST May 04, 2013

The Coast Guard is asking for the public's help in reestablishing contact with a California-bound sailboat.

The 44-foot white and blue sailing vessel the "Siesta" was scheduled to be on a 12-hour communications schedule with friends in Honolulu.

The captain and owner, Curtis Collins, was last reported to be heading to California.

No distress or injuries have been reported but contact with the boat has been lost.

Anyone who has been in contact with the Siesta is asked to contact the Coast Guard at 842-2600.

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