San Diego

Crews Respond to Beached Sailboat Washed Ashore in Blacks Beach

The sailor was unable to make any distress calls when his boat was pulled to shore around midnight, said lifeguards.

A beached sailboat washed ashore in Blacks Beach, prompting a response from emergency personnel, confirmed police.

When San Diego lifeguards arrived, they found the sailor on the beach without injuries. He was apparently pulled into shore around midnight, but was unable to make any distress calls, said lifeguards.

The boat is dry and high up on the shore. Currently, it does not pose any environmental concerns, said lifeguards. U.S. Coast Guard and San Diego police are aware of the incident.

Now lifeguards are working on a plan to remove the vessel.

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