8 rescued after boat sinks during fishing tournament – News14.com

 

Eight people competing in a charity team fishing tournament are safe after their boat sank Friday. It happened at the Barta Billfish Tournament, which raises money for the Boys & Girls Club.

Rick Sykes says he and seven other people were on the boat "Reel Time" when it took on water and started sinking around 9 a.m.

"We jumped off, inflated the raft on the front of the boat, grabbed our life jackets and waited for someone to come," said Sykes.

 

8 rescued after boat sinks during fishing tournament – News14.com

Published by Hank Sibley Bluewater Yacht Sales

Hank Sibley hsibley@bwys.com Sales Professional Bluewater Yacht Sales Hampton, VA 804.337.1945 (Mobile) 757.788.7082 (Office) 757.723.3329 (Fax)

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