Monday, July 22, 2013

UPDATE: Two Men Safe After Boat Capsizes In Mahone Bay

Two men are safe after a power boat capsized this afternoon off the coast of Mahone Bay. The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Halifax issued a mayday call around 1:45pm after the 20-foot vessel overturned. The incident happened roughly 40 metres from shore. JRCC spokesperson Mike Bonin says the two men appear to be in good shape.

The Mahone Bay Inshore Rescue and Coast Guard auxiliary were involved in the rescue operation. Bonin says the two men will be assessed on shore and will be taken to hospital if necessary. It's not yet known what caused the incident.