Man rescued after spending two days misplaced at sea in partially sunken boat

A person has been rescued after being stranded on {a partially} submerged boat off the Atlantic Coast for 35 hours.

Charles Gregory, 25, went lacking at sea after occurring a fishing journey on Friday morning at round 4am.

His household grew involved after he didn’t return to a ship ramp in St Augustine, Florida, and contacted officers.

The boater’s father, Raymond Gregory, stated {that a} wave capsized his son’s 12-foot jon boat inflicting him to float removed from the shore.

The 25-year-old misplaced each his life jacket and cell phone, was stung by jellyfish and had seen sharks within the water.

His physique was pushed to the boundaries as he was sunburnt in the course of the day and left “freezing cold” within the icy water at night time.

Charles Gregory, 25, went lacking at sea after occurring a fishing journey on Friday morning

(US Coast Guard)

“He was scared to death. He said he’s had more conversations with God in that 30 hours than he’s had his whole life,” Mr Gregory informed CNN.

Though the boater is now secure and resting at house, his father stated he’s affected by Rhabdomyolysis, which is when broken muscle tissue breaks down and releases proteins and electrolytes into the blood.

However, the boater is predicted to get better.

An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew noticed Gregory on Saturday morning, sitting in his partially submerged boat, the US Coast Guard stated.

A Coast Guard Cutter Coho boat crew recovered Charles and transferred him to a Station Mayport boat crew who transported him to EMS at Vilano Beach Fishing Pier.

A big wave capsized Mr Gregory’s boat and despatched him drifting removed from the shore

(US Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Commander Nick Barrow stated: “While this case resulted in rescuing Charles from a life-threatening situation, it highlights the importance of having safety gear onboard and being prepared for the worst.

“If you plan to head out on the water, remember to have a life jacket, VHF marine grade radio, signalling devices and an emergency personal locator beacon to contact first responders in case you are in need of assistance.”

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