Sailor Rescued Off Phippsburg, Maine

The Coast Guard and the Maine Marine Patrol assisted in the rescue of a sailor whose 32′ boat became entangled in lobster fishing gear off the coast of Phippsburg, Maine.

The incident occurred Sunday night off Cape Small.

The sailor, who hails from New York, was apparently bound for Rhode Island when the incident occurred at around 5:30 p.m.

The sailboat was eventually freed and towed to Portland Harbor.