Eight Rescued from Boat in La Jolla

Lifeguards rescued passengers from a power boat after the vessel’s engine overheated

By Monica Garske
|  Sunday, Jul 8, 2012  |  Updated 3:19 PM PDT
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Eight Rescued from Boat in La Jolla

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Lifeguards rescued eight people from a power boat in La Jolla Sunday.

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Lifeguards rescued a group of eight people from a rented 40-foot power boat in La Jolla Sunday.

Officials said the rescue took place around 12:30 p.m. about a mile off shore at Windansea Beach.

A boat's engine overheated, prompting the rescue by lifeguards who transported all passengers aboard the vessel to shore.

The boat -- which was a rental -- was towed back to land.

No injuries were reported.

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