Mariner Rescued After Small Boat Capsizes

Photo courtesy of Indian River Vol. Fire Co.

A mariner was safely rescued Monday after a small aluminum boat capsized in Indian River Bay off Gull Point. According to the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company, responding crews found the person still in the water early Monday evening, before sundown. The mariner was removed from the water and evaluated at the scene for hypothermia…

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UPDATE – Multiple Agencies Respond to Rehoboth Bay Boating Tragedy


UPDATE 9 p.m. – Sgt. Brooke Mitchell, the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police spokeswoman, says the vessel involved was actually a 16-foot fiberglass v-bottom boat.  The man who died had a prior medical history.  The other man is expected to be ok.  The boat likely capsized because of weather, water conditions and wake…

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Missing Couple Fallen from Kayak Leads Rescuers on Wild Goose Chase


It took more than 30 minutes for multiple agencies to locate a couple who fell from a kayak in the Rehoboth Bay just before 11:30 a.m. today during a blustery rain storm. The couple had gone into the bay at Towers Road.  They called for help soon after they fell from the kayak.  Rescuers had…

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