Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat near Port O’Connor, Texas

A Coast Guard Station Port O'Connor boarding team member conducts a boarding after towing a disabled sailing vessel to Caracol in Port O'Connor, Texas, Oct. 22, 2019. The sailing vessel contacted Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders after becoming disabled and pushing against the north jetty. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port O'Connor.

A Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boarding team member conducts a boarding after towing a disabled sailing vessel to Caracol in Port O’Connor, Texas, Oct. 22, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port O’Connor.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews assisted a disabled sailing vessel pushing against the north jetty near Port O’Connor, Texas, Tuesday evening.

Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that the 45-foot sailing vessel Talon was disabled and pushing against the north jetty with two people aboard.

Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew and launched a Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew to the scene.

Once on scene, the crew of the RB-M towed the Talon to Caracol in Port O’Connor.

No injuries were reported.


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