Search suspended for crew of overturned sailing vessel

OXNARD, Calif.- The Coast Guard has suspended its active search for possible persons in the water near Mandalay Beach in Oxnard, California.

A total of roughly 160 nautical miles was searched by crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Oxnard Fire Department and Ventura County Sheriff’s over the past two days.

The initial report came in to Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor that there was an overturned sailboat near Mandalay Beach in Oxnard, Calif. The vessel was removed from the water late last night.

The Coast Guard Command Center in San Pedro, California, dispatched a rescue boat from Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor as well as a Coast Guard HH-65 “Dolphin” rescue helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles.

An Urgent Marine Information Broadcast issued by the Coast Guard continued throughout the night and early into this morning.

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