Coast Guard Rescues Sailing Vessel

Published on July 25th, 2018

The US Coast Guard found the 46-foot sailing vessel Kelaerin on July 22 after it had been abandoned on June 16 by its owners who were sailing from Hawaii to Bellingham, Washington. At the time, the Coast Guard rescued the couple from the boat 180 miles off the coast of Grays Harbor, Washington when they encountered difficulty in rough weather and seas. The vessel was found more than 440 miles south-southeast from its position when abandoned. Full report.

Here’s video from the rescue:

 

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