Dominican Navy rescue catamaran was drifting in Nagua with two British on board

The Navy of the Dominican Republic rescued a catamaran boat that was adrift on Saturday night due to mechanical problems.

The catamaran, 60 feet in length, white in the name «Ohana», with two Britons on board, according to the report provided in a statement from the Navy, had left on the morning of Saturday morning at the Ocean World navy (Puerto Plata) and was located about 7.7 nautical miles east of Cabrera, Nagua.

The Navy responded to the emergency alert call issued by the United States Coast Guard, with a seat in Puerto Rico, received at the Maritime Operations Center of the Dominican Republic, led to the unblocking of Coast Guard «Proción» GC-103, ARD ., with precise instructions to search and rescue in your area of ​​responsibility, resulting in the rescue of the boat.

The aforementioned vessel, of British flag with a man and a woman on board, was located in front of the sea coast of the northern part of the Dominican Republic, at the time it was drifting. The crew are in «good health» and the boat was towed to Puerto Bahía, Santa Bárbara de Samaná, entering port yesterday Sunday, November 10.