Wednesday, August 13, 2014
(Honolulu, HI) -- A rescue is underway for a 42-foot sailboat caught in Hurricane Julio. The vessel named Walkabout was disabled with three people on board, about 400 miles northeast of Oahu. One of the hatches was reportedly blown away and onboard bilge pumps were unable to deal with the flooding. The winds yesterday morning were up to 115 miles-per-hour, with 30-foot seas.