Emergency beacon, preparedness save mariner off Diamond Head

Emergency beacon, preparedness save mariner off Diamond Head
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued a man in a life raft after his sailboat sank approximately seven miles south of Diamond Head, Tuesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu command center overheard a brief mayday call over VHF channel 16 at 7:43 p.m., with no additional information. Sector Honolulu received a call from a woman at 9:05 p.m., stating her friend had gone out sailing Tuesday...