3 survive after sail boat sinks in the Pacific

 3 survive after sail boat sinks in the Pacific
HONOLULU –Three mariners have made it safely to Oahu aboard a container ship after their sailboat sank 280 miles northeast of Hilo, Hawaii, Thursday. The crew of the 38-foot sailboat Liahona contacted the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska Tuesday at approximately 5:30 p.m via satellite phone. The vessel became disabled in seas of 6-to-13 feet and winds of 34 mph. The vessel reportedly suffered damage to...

3 survive after sail boat sinks in the Pacific

HONOLULU – The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of two adults and one child aboard a disabled sailboat which sank 280 miles northeast of Hilo, Hawaii Wednesday. The crew of the 38-foot sailboat Liahona contacted the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska Tuesday at 5:26 p.m. after becoming disabled in seas of 6-to-13 feet and winds of 34 mph. The vessel reportedly suffered damage to its top forestay and it’s...