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Sailboat captain rescued after falling off vessel near Diamond Head – Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-06-06 20:47:55 –

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Honolulu (KHON2) — On Sunday afternoon, the captain of a sailing vessel that apparently fell from a sailing vessel about a mile off the coast of Diamond Head was rescued.

The Honolulu Ocean Safety and Honolulu Fire Department responded to a 9-1-1 call and rescued them together.

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According to Ocean Safety, seven other people were on board trying to throw the captain’s life jacket.

After about 30 minutes of treading water, Ocean Safety contacted the captain, rescued him from the water and transferred him to an HFD boat.

The lifeguard then escorted the boat to a safe place. No injuries have been reported.

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