Boaters rescue demonstrates locator beacon effectiveness

Boaters rescue demonstrates locator beacon effectiveness
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Five boaters are safe, Sunday, due in part to their use of an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon, which helped the Coast Guard locate them approximately 62 miles east of Charleston. No injuries have been reported and the boaters are in good condition. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center were notified of the situation by a “Mayday” call...