5 People Rescued After Sailboat Capsizes in Groton

Five people including two children were rescued after their sailboat capsized in Groton over the weekend.

Police say the boat capsized off Bluff Point Coastal Reserve around 2 p.m. on Sunday.

The Regional Police Boat that had an East Lyme police officer and a Waterford police officer patrolling during Sailfest responded to the incident. TowBoat US also assisted during the rescue.

According to officials, all five people were fine once they were pulled from the water.

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