Coast Guard rescues man from sinking boat at Wrightsville Beach


WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The Coast Guard rescued a man Saturday from a sinking yacht in Masonboro Inlet near Wrightsville Beach.

The Coast Guard rescued a man off this sinking yacht in Masonboro Inlet on Oct. 31, 2015. (Photos: Jack Brandon)

The Coast Guard rescued a man off this sinking yacht in Masonboro Inlet on Oct. 31, 2015. (Photos: Jack Brandon)

The crew responded to a call about a boat called Somewhere in Time taking on water just at 9:40 a.m.

The 60-foot yacht started to sink after hitting a rock jetty in the area, and the crew rescued a 59-year-old man with no reported injuries.

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