Four Sailors Rescued off North Carolina

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On November 29, four experienced sailors who were delivering a 55-foot sloop from Annapolis to Florida ran into trouble. The Coast Guard came to their rescue. Read Bill Wagner’s article in the Capitol Gazette below. 

 

Four sailors attempting to deliver a 55-foot sailboat from Annapolis to Miami were rescued from the Atlantic Ocean by the U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday.

A Coast Guard news release said the crew was recovered just over 100 miles off Cape Lookout, North Carolina, after the Beneteau Oceanis 55.1 was dismasted during a storm that produced heavy winds and high seas. Read more.

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Author: Blue Water Sailing

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