Coast Guard Rescues 3 Boaters after Vessel Sinks off Cumberland Island

Saved by the Jacket

Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel sank 18-miles east of Cumberland Island, Georgia. The boaters’ use of a VHF radio and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) led to a rapid rescue. The response crews arrived on scene and were able to rescue all three boaters who were wearing life jackets from the life raft.


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