Cleveland, OH (NNCNOW.com) --- Three people were rescued by the Coast Guard Monday morning when their sailboat became disabled three miles away from the entrance of the Niagara River.
One of the people on the 30–foot sailboat was able to make a call to the New York Coast Guard Station, explaining that their sail was torn, they did not have a motor and they were being tossed around by the wind/waves.
Winds were gusting at more than 24 mph, and waves were up to eight feet high.
The Coast Guard launched a rescue drew, and towed the sailboat to their station. The names and hometowns of the people rescued will not be released.