Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat in Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard

Credit: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Kyle Chadwick

CHESAPEAKE BAY, Va. (WAVY) — U.S. Coast Guard crews assisted two people on a sailboat after it became disabled Sunday morning.

Coast Guard officials say the 42-foot boat was adrift in the Chesapeake Bay shipping channel.

A crew from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles sent a 45-foot response boat to safely tow the sailboat into Cape Charles Harbor.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

WAVY Twitter Widget

WAVY Facebook

Trending stories