Coast Guard Station Cortez assists 4 in vessel taking on water in Sarasota Bay, Fla.

Coast Guard Station Cortez assists 4 in vessel taking on water in Sarasota Bay, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted four people aboard a 38-foot catamaran after they began taking on water in the vicinity of Ringling Brothers Bridge in Sarasota Bay, Friday. The owner of the Rock Bottom contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg via VHF-FM channel 16 radio at approximately 2:30 p.m., reporting they were taking on water approximately one inch every...