On 30 October 2018 at 1742 UTC (1342 EDT) an Emergency Position Indicating Radiobeacon (EPIRB) was detected at 25 30.9N 78 35.4W, 70 NM northwest of Nassau, Bahamas. It was manually activated when the pleasure craft CANOA, with 2 people on board, became disabled. Coast Guard District 7 received the alert, issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast, and launched a fixed-wing aircraft to the scene. The aircraft located the disabled CANOA and vectored in a Good Samaritan vessel that towed the CANOA to Nassau.
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