Public's help sought in locating missing Oahu mariner
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is asking for the public's assistance in locating a mariner last seen departing Ala Wai boat harbor Thursday evening.
Greg Stephanoff departed the Ala Wai boat harbor alone on his 42-foot Catalina Sloop, C:Drive, at approximately 8 p.m. Thursday. His destination was unknown and he has not been heard from since.
Stephanoff's vessel is white with a grey canvas dodger over the cockpit. Stephanoff is 60 years old, approximately five feet eleven inches tall and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing khaki cargo shorts and a beige aloha shirt.
Stephanoff mentioned to friends wanting to sail to Hanalei Bay on the north shore of Kauai, but a float plan was not filed.
The Coast Guard is asking all mariners to report any sightings to the Coast Guard over VHF marine radio channel 16 or to contact the Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600.
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