VILANO BEACH, Fla. -- The captain of a sailboat and his dog are on dry land after a battle with the weather and rough seas. Their boat remains stranded on Vilano Beach at the entrance to the St. Augustine Inlet.
Barry Lee says his boat ran aground in rough surf early Thursday morning. "I couldn't turn the motor. I couldn't get enough RPMs to spin it. I started bouncing off the bottom. Waves were one after the other...started pushing me back to shore."
Lee says two private companies looked at the possibility of towing the boat back out to sea, but said they wouldn't even try it until after sunrise.
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