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Two men rescued 31 miles off of Homosassa Springs, Coast Guard said

The Coast Guard was alerted to the boat after it received an emergency beacon Saturday night.
A screengrab from a United States Coast Guard video shows two men were rescued by a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk air crew Sunday.
A screengrab from a United States Coast Guard video shows two men were rescued by a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk air crew Sunday. [ United States Coast Guard District 7 ]
Published Oct. 17

The United States Coast Guard rescued two men 31 miles off of Homosassa Springs on Sunday, the Coast Guard said in a media release.

The Coast Guard received a registered 406MHz Personal Locator Beacon, an emergency alert, Saturday night. The MG-60 Jayhawk air crew, arrived at the beacon location and found the 42-foot boat without power and unable to sail in the weather conditions.

At the time, winds were at 24 mph and there was a small craft advisory.

The two men on board the 42-foot vessel were taken to Air Station Clearwater in good health.

The owner of the boat is coordinating the salvage of the adrift boat.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.