Coast Guard, partners rescue 14 boaters in active week off Florida’s Suncoast
Sector St. Petersburg and Coast Guard Seventh District watchstanders received an EPIRB alert and mayday call, Thursday, April 19, around 2 p.m., from four people aboard a 30-foot vessel, 30 miles west of Venice. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater aircrew located the four people, around 3 p.m., aboard the vessel, which had sustained a loss of steering. A Coast Guard Station Cortez boat crew fixed the steering casualty and escorted the vessel to Station Cortez. No injuries were reported.

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