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Coast Guard rescues two from capsized boat near Emerald Isle

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Posted at 5:18 PM, Jul 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-10 17:18:50-04

The U.S. Coast Guard assisted two people in the water Wednesday after their 16-foot catamaran capsized approximately a mile south of Emerald Isle, N.C.

911 dispatchers in Carteret County contacted the Coast Guard around 1:00 p.m. with reports of two people in the water.

Crews were dispatched from Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle to assist and arrived around 1:15 p.m.

The crews were able to right the boat and escort the boat back to its mooring.

There were no injuries.