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MAN OVERBOARD - RESCUE CAUGHT ON TAPE in FAIRHAVEN, MA Add Video

Published on Sep 4, 2017 FAIRHAVEN HARBORMASTER AND ASSISTANT RESCUE BOATER OFF HOPPY'S LANDING Todd Cox, acting Harbormaster along with Shellfish Warden Richard Dube were at Hoppy's Landing when a distraught female approached them at the dock and stated that her husband was overboard from a capsized sailboat off Hoppy's Landing. The capsized boat could be seen from the dock, but upon arrival, the boater could not be found. He was later rescued from the rocky edge of Hoppy's Point. The wind was blowing out of the southwest up to 30 knots at the time of the incident, Monday, September 4, 2017 at 1PM. The only person on the boat was pulled to safety by Harbormaster Todd Cox and assistant Richard Dube. The victim, Jeremy Messier of Dartmouth, did not require any hospitalization by the Fairhaven Fire Dept which responded to the scene. Mr Messier was happy to see his wife and retrieve his boat. *ML's Note: When the boat capsized off Hoppy's Landing - the boater tried to get his rudder back while his vessel drifted out of reach in the 30 knot winds. MLBaron Video for westislandweather.com

Posted by MLBaron on September 4, 2017 at 5:28 PM 76 Views

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