Mariner adrift in Pacific awaits rescue by AMVER participating Global Explorer

Mariner adrift in Pacific awaits rescue by AMVER participating Global Explorer
  HONOLULU – A mariner in distress is awaiting rescue after his sailing vessel was dismasted approximately 85 miles northwest of Palmyra Atoll Sunday. Watchstanders in Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received a Personal Locator Beacon alert from the sailing vessel Makalii at 8 p.m. Sunday. An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point was launched...