Coast Guard Rescues Missing Boater

(Newport, RI)  --  The U.S. Coast Guard is reporting a rescue of a boater who was found near the Sakonnet River on Monday.  Eighty-year-old Peter Horan was set to sail from Cuttyhunk to New Bedford in his cabin cruiser "Best Friends" but didn't check in, prompting his caretaker to call the Coast Guard shortly before noon.  Crews reportedly searched Buzzards Bay when a radio call was overheard paging Horan.  He was escorted to family and medical services awaiting him at Sakonnet Harbor.


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