SAVANNAH, Ga. — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew and Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) boat crew rescue two people from a sailing vessel was taking water 2 nautic miles offshore of St. Catherines Sound, the past Monday.
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery (SRR) helicopter aircrew hoisted a woman from the sailing vessel Garden of Eden and Georgia Department of Natural Resources boat crew removed a man.
Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received a report from a commercial salvage company at 11:55 a.m., stating a 47-foot sailing vessel was taking on water and they were losing communication with the sailing vessel.
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew transported the woman to Hunter Army Airfield, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources boat crew transported the man to a local boat ramp.
The vessel was salvaged.
No injuries were reported.