On 21 October 2018 at 1140 UTC (0740 EDT) an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) was detected at 25 58.7N 82 01.8W, 15 NM southwest of Naples, FL. It was manually activated when the sailing vessel PURE CHANCE, with 1 person on board, became disabled. Coast Guard District 7 received the alert and launched Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach (STAFMB) to the position. STAFMB located the PURE CHANCE and towed it to Gordon's Pass.
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