(CMR) The Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) helped a boat captain and passenger to safety on Sunday after they experienced challenges with the vessel's engine.
Reports are that at around 6:20 pm on Sunday 26 December, while on patrol within the North Sound, the Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) received a report from the 911 communication center of a vessel in distress in the vicinity of Duck Pond.
CICG Officers contacted the occupant of the vessel, who stated that shortly after they launched their vessel at the Rackley ramp they had begun encountering engine issues and were adrift.
Officers located the vessel in the vicinity of Patrick’s Island canal entrance. The captain and passenger aboard the vessel appeared to be in good health.
CICG towed the 20-foot vessel and occupants safely back to the Rackley launch ramp.