Coast Guard helps crew of flooding sailboat

BOSTON – Coast Guard boat crews assisted two people today when their 30-foot sailboat began taking on water and flooding four miles northeast of Gloucester Harbor in Gloucester, Mass., at 12:40 p.m. When the sailing vessel Pooka, which was headed to Boston from Rye, N.H., called for help over VHF radio, Station Gloucester immediately sent a 25-foot response boat and a 47-foot motor lifeboat to...