Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Date

Latitude

079 54.9W

Longitude

26 28.2N

Amount Saved

1

On 24 May 2018 at 2214 UTC (1814 EDT) a 406 MHz Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) was detected at 26 28.2N 079 54.9W, 8 NM east of Delray Beach, FL. It activated when the sailing vessel SAINTE PAIX, with 1 person on board, sank. Coast Guard District 7 received the alert and directed Sector Miami to issue an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast (UMIB). The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office responded to the UMIB, located the individual in distress, and transported him to Boynton Inlet. 
1 SARSAT RESCUE