Boat capsizes in Lake Michigan

October 2, 2010 8:14:06 PM PDT
A boating instructor and his 14-year-old student had to be rescued from Lake Michigan after their sailboat capsized in rough waters Saturday afternoon.Yacht club staff rescued the two.

Cell phone video shows the boat struggling in the choppy waters of Belmont Harbor. The two were part of a larger group scheduled for a regatta that was canceled due to rough conditions.

A small craft advisory had been issued Saturday morning.

The 23-year-old instructor is from Milwaukee. He was cited with careless operation of a boat.

Neither person was seriously injured. They were both wearing life vests.


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