Coast Guard rescues 10 from disabled sailing vessel off Kewalo B - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Coast Guard rescues 10 from disabled sailing vessel off Kewalo Basin

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KEWALO BASIN, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday rescued 10 people from a disabled sailing vessel off Kewalo Basin.

Crew members on board the 50-foot Witchdoctor II called for help around 6:15 p.m., reporting that their vessel was disabled and adrift. The crew was attempting to return to Kewalo Basin, but started seeing smoke coming out of the engine compartment.

Coast Guard crews rescued all individuals aboard and towed the vessel into Keehi Lagoon to prevent it from running aground near Sand Island.

No injuries were reported.

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