BAR HARBOR — The body of a Massachusetts kayaker, who was reported missing this morning, was recovered this afternoon near the Porcupine Islands off the coast of Bar Harbor.

The U.S. Coast Guard said the man, who is believed to be in his late 20s, was kayaking by himself. He was found floating in Frenchman Bay with a life jacket on.

Authorities said the man’s identity is being withheld until his relatives have been notified.