Coast Guard rescues 1 from sinking boat 140 miles from Wilmington, NC

Coast Guard rescues 1 from sinking boat 140 miles from Wilmington, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard rescued a 52-year-old man from a sinking boat 140 miles from Wilmington Saturday. Fifth Coast Guard District watchstanders were alerted at 6:32 p.m. that the man had used his SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger to notify the International Emergency Response Center that his 32-foot Pearson sailboat Great Peace was taking on water and sinking. An HC-130 Hercules aircraft...