Windsurfer found dead near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

September 26, 2009 | Windsurfing

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, USA

A windsurfer lost his life off San Francisco's Crissy Field, the U.S. Coast Guard has informed.

The body was recovered with no vital signs, about two-and-a-half miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge, after a Coast Guard helicopter spotted a man wearing a wetsuit in the water.

Two hours before, a pedestrian walking on the Golden Gate Bridge reported a windsurf board and a sail in the water.

That was when the U.S. Coast Guard launched both helicopter and boat for the search and rescued. uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more on our About section.