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NewsReader 06-24-2014 02:50 AM

Coast Guard rescues 4 after sailboat capsizes - WOODTV.com
 

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Coast Guard rescues 4 after sailboat capsizes
WOODTV.com
This photo was provided by the Coast Guard. (July 20, 2014). HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) ?? Four people were rescued by the Coast Guard after their sailboat capsized near Tunnel Park in Holland Friday. The sailing vessel capsized one-half mile from shore ...




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rgscpat 06-24-2014 01:52 PM

Re: Coast Guard rescues 4 after sailboat capsizes - WOODTV.com
 
A surfing website says the water temp in this area of Lake Michigan is 46 degrees F. That might account for a simple Hobie capsize turning into a distress situation.

SV Siren 06-25-2014 08:12 PM

Re: Coast Guard rescues 4 after sailboat capsizes - WOODTV.com
 
Not sure where the 46 degrees F comes from, must be out of date, the UGLOS buoy #45029 two miles offshore of Tunnel Park, just south of Port Sheldon has the water temp at 67.7 F from surface to 9.8 feet of depth. They must not have been able to right the thing, looks stern down from the picture, def. not normal.


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