Coast Guard rescues man from 39-foot sailboat in distress 68 miles offshore

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – A Coast Guard helicopter rescued a crewman from the sailing vessel Dorial, when the vessel became disabled 68 miles west of Crescent City, Calif. file photoAt 11:27 a.m. the Dorial crew broadcasted a MAYDAY distress call on VHF Channel 16. The vessel had lost its engine and sails were wrapped around the mast by the strong winds. Unable to sail or operate their engine the...