Ventura Fire Crews help free Sailboat run Aground on Jetty

Ventura Fire Department – Incident Press Releases

Ventura City Fire personnel responded to a reported vessel run aground against a rock jetty with one or more passengers in need of rescue. 

Initial arriving units found a 32′ fiberglass sailing vessel aground but intact in the surf zone, the captain of the vessel having already jumped clear of the vessel and assisted to shore by Lifeguards, no medical treatment was required at the scene.

The disabled vessel was ultimately moved into deeper water and towed to a nearby harbor dock for repair. No leaking fuel or debris was noted, no injuries were reported.

Photo Credit: Ventua Fire Department

Photo Credit: Ventua Fire Department


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