Coast Guard assists aground sailboat in Albemarle Sound near Elizabeth City, NC

Coast Guard assists aground sailboat in Albemarle Sound near Elizabeth City, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard was able to free an aground 30-foot sailboat with a man aboard Saturday in the Albemarle Sound and tow it approximately 15 miles northwest to a pier in downtown Elizabeth City, N.C. A crewmember aboard the sailboat South Bound contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders via VHF-FM channel 16 at 1:30 p.m. reporting his sailboat was aground and was in...