Early Saturday morning on August 31, the Coast Guard assisted four people after their sailing vessel ran aground in Lake Erie near Put-In-Bay.
The names of the individuals are not being released;
At around 12:30 a.m., a search-and-rescue coordinator at Coast Guard Sector Detroit received a distress call from the captain of a 32-foot sailing vessel.
Upon receiving the call, the SAR coordinator directed the launch of a rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Marblehead. The rescue boat crew arrived on scene with the distressed boaters shortly after 1 a.m.
The rescue boat crew assisted the four boaters, three adults and 1 child, aboard the 33-foot SPC-LE at around 1:20 a.m., and transported them to Station Marblehead, where they caught a taxi.
There was no reported injuries.
Rescue Marine salvaged the sailing vessel at around 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Rescue Marine towed the vessel to Catawba Moorings in Port Clinton.