Famous Racing Yacht Grounds off Norwalk


The Hour: The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is using a racing yacht that ran up on rocks just east of Little Captain’s Island [off Norwalk] last weekend as an opportunity to remind boaters that some accidents need to be reported.

Freedom US30 was grounded on the group of rocks known as “Hen and Chickens” The high tide took it off about 10:30 p.m. with minimal damage, reported Harbormaster Ian Macmillan, who was not on the scene.

Read more about the grounding of Freedom US30 off Norwalk.