Couple Rescued from Capsized Sailboat in Fort Lauderdale

A man and woman were rescued from their capsized sailboat Monday

By Patricia Tirone
|  Monday, Apr 16, 2012  |  Updated 2:32 PM EDT
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A man and woman were rescued from their capsized sailboat Monday after officials received the call around noon.

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A man and woman were rescued after their sailboat capsized Monday in Fort Lauderdale, officials said.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue, Ocean Rescue and the Fort Lauderdale Police Department Marine Unit responded to the call of a capsized sailboat near 2100 South Ocean Lane around noon Monday, Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue spokesman Matt Little said.

The woman, about 45 years old, was rescued and transported by Rescue 13 to Broward General Hospital with minor injuries.

The male, about the same age, was not injured.

The boat remains capsized and partially visible.

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