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Coast Guard rescues boaters off Point Loma

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A Coast Guard crew rescued two men stuck in a sailboat off the coast of Point Loma Tuesday night.

The Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter was on a training mission when its crew saw emergency flares go up just before 9 p.m.

When the crew went to investigate the flares, it found two men aboard a disabled sailboat waving their arms

A rescue swimmer was lowered to the boat and found the craft had lost steering control and had no anchor.

A Coast Guard boat towed the sailboat to Shelter Island.

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