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Two boaters rescued by Coast Guard crews in NC

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Posted at 9:41 PM, Sep 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-23 21:41:05-04

Hobucken, NC – Two people had to be rescued when they encountered bad weather near Hobucken.

A man and a woman were on a sailboat called the Sentimental Journey in the Neuse River.

Watchstanders received the call at 6:39 p.m. on Wednesday.

The crew arrived and took a man and a woman aboard their 45-foot response boat.

The man fell overboard during the transfer.

He was pulled out of the water by the Station Hobucken crew.

Both survivors were taken to the Oriental Marina.