Coast Guard rescues boat off Wrightsville Beach

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Posted by Kristy Ondo - email

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - Four boaters are safe after their vessel began to sink late Saturday morning.

Authorities say a 20-foot-boat started taking on water around 11:30, eight miles off the coast of Wrightsville Beach.

Two boats from the Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard were able to save the vessel from completley submerging and towed it back to land.

No injuries have been reported.  A small craft advisory was issued Saturday with winds reaching up to 25 mph.

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