Kayaker rescued near UC Santa Barbara campus

Posted at 5:04 PM, Aug 11, 2018

A 21-year-old man was rescued near Sands Beach Saturday morning, according to fire officials.   

Santa Barbara County Fire says the man was kayaking but had drifted too far off-shore. 

The man is reportedly a UCSB student. 

The SBC Water Rescue Unit pulled him to safety on UCSB’s campus. Fire officials say he wasn’t in distress or suffering from hypothermia, and no injuries were reported.