Boaters rescued off Robins Island

According to police, the three people were in a 20-foot boat when they got stuck on a sand bar last night off Robins Island.

Southold Town Police and the Cutchogue and Mattituck fire departments rushed to the scene.

Southold Town Police and the Cutchogue and Mattituck fire departments rushed to the scene. (1/4/16)

MATTITUCK - Police say boaters were rescued and are recovering from hypothermia after being stranded out east. 

According to police, the three people were in a 20-foot boat when they got stuck on a sand bar last night off Robins Island.

Southold Town Police and the Cutchogue and Mattituck fire departments rushed to the scene.

According to police, two of the boaters, a 25-year-old from Riverhead and a 29-year-old from Mattituck were taken to the hospital with hypothermia.

A 33-year-old from Southold was OK.  

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