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Men Sailing to Galveston Are Rescued by Coast Guard

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PORT ARANSAS (Kiii News) -

The United States Coast Guard has found two men that were missing off the coast of Port Aransas.

27-year old Patrick Holden and 26-year old Joe Squib left Port Aransas Saturday night and were scheduled to arrive in Galveston Sunday night. The Coast Guard searched 50 miles offshore from Port Aransas to Galveston.

The two men were found early Tuesday morning in a sail boat. They tried to get the boat back to shore, but encountered 3 to 4 foot waves near the Port A jetties. They anchored the boat and took a ride back on a 45 foot Coast Guard boat that was helping them along.

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