Coast Guard, life jackets save 12 after sailboat sinks off Texas coast

Coast Guard, life jackets save 12 after sailboat sinks off Texas coast
HOUSTON — Coast Guard boat and helicopter crews rescued 12 people after their 60-foot catamaran began taking on water and sank Tuesday, 14 miles off Freeport. The master of the catamaran, Reef Man, made a Mayday call on VHF channel 16 at 9:10 a.m. and reached watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston. The watchstanders lost contact shortly after and launched rescue crews aboard an MH-65...