Coast Guard assists 3 from sailboat taking on water near Elizabeth City, NC

Coast Guard assists 3 from sailboat taking on water near Elizabeth City, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted three people aboard a sailboat that was taking on water in the Pasquotank River near Elizabeth City, N.C., Saturday. A member aboard the 32-foot sailboat Grace contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at approximately 2:45 p.m. reporting their boat hit a submerged piling, were taking on water and had 14 inches of water in the boat. Sector...