• 33' Sailboat Washes Up At Linda Mar Beach

    In a case much like the Oyster 82' Darling's impromtu visit to
    Linda Mar State Beach in Pacifica, another boat is attracted to lights of Linda Mar and get to close, then suffer engine problems and, end up on the beach.

    KTVU Reports

    PACIFICA, Calif. (BCN/KTVU) - Four people were hospitalized with minor injuries late Saturday night after their boat drifted onto shore at a Pacifica beach, police said.

    The incident began around 11:05 p.m. when officers and fire personnel responded to a report of sailboat in distress near Linda Mar Beach. A Pacifica man and his wife were driving by when it happened. There, they found that a 33-foot sailboat had run aground on the beach.

    "The boat was being rocked back and forth. Then a lady jumped off and landed on her face," said Heiko Gieraths, a good Samaritan. "She couldn't move and I was worried the boat was going to come back over, so I ran and picked her up. She had a broken wrist."

    The boat's occupants were described as a 24-year-old Spokane, Washington woman, a 33-year-old Crescent City man, a 49-year-old Long Creek, Oregon woman and a 20-year-old woman also from Spokane, Washington. The four received medical assistance at the scene and were then taken to a hospital, police said.

    The boat's owners said they were experiencing engine problems before the boat drifted ashore, according to police.

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