A man reported missing six weeks ago while on a solo sailing trip to the Hawaiian Islands has been found drifting off the Northern California coast, Coast Guard officials said Monday.

Donovan Jones, 58, of Eugene, Ore., was in good condition when he was located Sunday afternoon aboard his 33-foot vessel, Mistress, by another private boat some 100 miles west of Eureka, Calif., Coast Guard spokesman Petty Officer Dennis Hall said.Jones, who told his rescuers he had been blown off course by a storm while attempting to sail to Hawaii, was reported missing July 31, about four weeks after he left Marina del Rey in Los Angeles July 1, Hall said.