Coast Guard coordinates rescue off Bermuda using AMVER

Coast Guard coordinates rescue off Bermuda using AMVER
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center, here, coordinated a rescue approximately 260 miles northwest of Bermuda, Tuesday. At approximately 6 a.m., Coast Guard watchstanders received notification from crew aboard the sailing vessel Avenir that they were disabled, adrift and had crewmembers needing medevacs. The crew of the Avenir reported they had lost their...