2 boaters stranded during maiden voyage in the Great South Bay

Two boaters got stranded Saturday afternoon in the Great South Bay, only 90 minutes after buying a new boat.    Police say the men picked up their 24-foot sailboat in Bay Shore, and ran aground off

News 12 Staff

May 5, 2014, 7:20 PM

Updated 3,693 days ago

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Two boaters got stranded Saturday afternoon in the Great South Bay, only 90 minutes after buying a new boat. 

 

Police say the men picked up their 24-foot sailboat in Bay Shore, and ran aground off Elder Island in Copiague. 

 

The men were rescued nearly 30 hours later when someone spotted their boat Sunday afternoon.


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