Coast Guard rescues man, dog near Emerald Isle

EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The Coast Guard rescued a man and his dog Saturday from a yacht taking on water in Sneads Ferry.

Coast Guard watchstanders were notified Saturday the 38-foot yacht C-Lark with a man and his dog aboard was taking on water.

A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water crew launched from Station Emerald Isle at 4:30 p.m. and arrived on scene at 4:57 p.m. The boat crew rescued the man and his dog and transported them to New River Marina at 5:30 p.m.

There were no injuries or pollution reported and the owner plans to have the sailboat towed.

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