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PHOTO RELEASE: Coast Guard rescues 57-year old man after boat capsizes near Rybovich Marina

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Coast Guard rescues 57-year old man after boat capsizes near Rybovich Marina

Coast Guard rescues 57-year old man after boat capsizes near Rybovich Marina 

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MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued one person from the water after his boat capsized near Rybovich Marina in West Palm Beach, Sunday.

A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew rescued the boater and transferred him to commercial salvage with no medical concerns. Commercial salvage also righted the sailing vessel.

Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a nearby boater of an 18-foot sailing vessel capsizing with one person aboard.  

“Always make sure you check the weather before getting underway,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Shilo Moore, officer of the day at Station Lake Worth Inlet. “Factors like rain, sea state and wind can put you in danger while out on the water.”

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