Coast Guard searching for owner of capsized sailboat

BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of a sailboat found capsized at about 10:30 a.m., Saturday two miles west of Race Point in Provincetown, Mass.

The sailboat, reported capsized by the Provincetown ferry, has a teal hull with a red bottom and is approximately 15 feet long.

It is unknown if anyone was aboard the boat when it capsized.

A Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., and a 47-foot boat crew from Station Provincetown are searching the waters around the boat for anyone who may be in distress. Additionally, the helicopter crew lowered a rescue swimmer into the water. The swimmer did not see anyone in trouble and could not find registration numbers or a name on the sailboat.

Anyone with information about the sailboat is urged to contact Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at (508) 457-3211.

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