WILMINGTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Coast Guard rescued a 59-year-old man from a sinking boat on Saturday.
Authorities said they received a distress call around 9:37 a.m. while on patrol. A 60-foot yacht was reportedly taking on water with one man aboard after it got stuck on a rock jetty.
Just after 9:40 a.m. the Coast Guard was able to get the man off the yacht with no injuries.
Officials said the yacht sank.