Crew of sinking yacht rescued after activating distress beacon

APRA HARBOR, Guam – The crew of a sinking yacht activated a distress beacon 140 miles west of the Republic of Palau and was rescued from a life raft Wednesday by a nearby cargo ship. Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center watchstanders received an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon notification at approximately 1:15a.m. Wednesday. Watchstanders then issued a “Safety Net” broadcast...