A 70-year-old sailor was rescued from Santa Cruz Island on 12/21. According to reports, the man apparently lost power on his 50-foot yacht, which then ran aground on the island. He then drifted alone until being spotted by the Coast Guard at about 3 a.m. The man was treated for mild hypothermia. His yacht was destroyed as a result of the accident.
Sailor Rescued at Channel Islands
Thursday, January 3, 2008
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