Coast Guard stops boat from going aground, finds lack of safety gear

Coast Guard stops boat from going aground, finds lack of safety gear
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard took a recreational sail boat in tow after it had become disabled in Channel Islands Harbor and was close to going aground about 5:30 a.m., Oct. 2, 2012. The sailing vessel Paloma was spotted heading towards the harbor jetties with no lights illuminated.  Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor launched a 41-foot utility boat to inform the vessel’s master...