Sailboaters rescued after vessel takes on water

There were no injures after a sailboat started to take on water in the North Entry area in Houghton County Friday.

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office reports the sailboat, with two people on board, was traveling from Isle Royale when it lost power.  The sheriff’s office marine division secured the vessel and it was towed to the Houghton County Marina.

The U.S. Coast Guard assisted police in the rescue.