Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters 3 miles east of Lake Worth Inlet
MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued five boaters Sunday 3 miles east of Lake Worth Inlet.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call from the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office at approximately 3 p.m. reporting a capsized 26-foot pleasure craft with five boaters in the water. The watchstanders directed the launch of Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew to assist.
The rescue crew arrived on scene at 3:28 p.m. and recovered all five boaters from the water.
The station crew transferred the five boaters to Lake Park Marina where emergency medical services were waiting.
— USCGSoutheast (@USCGSoutheast) February 11, 2018