Search and rescue crews from CFB Comox were called out to assist a kayaker in distress just east of Texada Island on November 2nd. The Kayaker was in distress due to the weather conditions and called for help on a hand-held radio. When the SAR Techs arrived the kayak was partially submerged in the water. The kayaker was taken to St.Joseph’s Hospital. There has been no update on the condition of the kayaker.