Coast Guards assisted a sailing vessel at St. Maarten 



In the morning hours of Sunday, July 9th, the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center in Fort de  France reported a sailing vessel in need of assistance at 10 nautical miles south of Phillipsburg  St. Maarten.

The Coast Guard vessel ‘Metal Shark’ assisted the sailing vessel with 2 persons  onboard by towing them safely to Simpson bay where they were able to anchor the vessel in  the bay.