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70-Year-Old Sailor Rescued From Santa Cruz Island Wreck

Man Lost Power on Yacht and Ran Aground


The Associated Press reported this morning that a 70-year-old sailor was rescued from Santa Cruz Island early on the morning of Friday, Dec. 21. According to the report, the man apparently lost power on his 50-foot yacht, which then ran aground on the island. He then drifted alone until being spot by the Coast Guard around 3 a.m. The man was treated for mild hypothermia. His yacht was destroyed as a result of the accient.

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