Two people rescued as sailboat strikes jetty Sunday

Two people were rescued near Cape May Inlet after their their sailboat struck a jetty Sunday night. The US Coast Guard deployed a boat to the north jetty to rescue the pair from the 33-foot vessel as it sunk on the side of the jetty after impact around 9:45pm. A boat towing company attempted to tow the vessel but it took on too much water by the time they arrived. The occupants were checked by emergency personnel, but social media showed pictures of only the boat’s mast above water on Monday.

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