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Suffolk Marine Bureau Officers Rescue Three People After Sailboat Overturns

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SCPD responded to a call for a capsized sailboat with three people in the water in the Long Island Sound.

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SCPD rescued three people from the Long Island Sound after their sailboat overturned on Sunday, July 23.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Suffolk County, NY - July 24, 2017 - Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers rescued three people from the Long Island Sound after their sailboat overturned on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at approximately 2:15 p.m.
 
Marine Bureau Officers Keith Walters and Erik Johnson, aboard Marine Bravo, responded to a VHF call for a capsized sailboat with three people in the water in the Long Island Sound, approximately ¾ of a mile off Asharoken Beach. When officers arrived, they pulled the occupants, William Bradford, 58, and his son, Joseph, 24, both of Asharoken, and Brianna Bowlry, 16, aboard their vessel.
 
Officers brought the sailors and their boat to shore. All three sailboat occupants were wearing life jackets and no one was injured.