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Boat's auto pilot leads two men into a cave in Point Loma - San Diego, CA

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Old 8th September 2019, 01:45
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Boat's auto pilot leads two men into a cave in Point Loma - San Diego, CA

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Two men returning after dark from fishing offshore set their auto-pilot then both went to sleep. They awoke only after the vessel sailed into a two hundred feet deep Point Loma sea cave. The cave goes in about 100 feet then turn's 90 degrees to the right before ending at another 100 feet. San Diego Lifeguards responded to a May Day call from the men and rescued them. The boat is still in the cave. The latest report is the vessel has turned turtle. There are more pictures online.

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Old 11th September 2019, 16:14
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They were lucky to get a distress call out of the cave.
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Old 13th September 2019, 07:18
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Latest report this evening September 12 @ 2300 local news. The swells and surf have reduced the yacht to "nothing that looks anything like a boat" - largest pieces are around four feet x four feet. The engines rest on the bottom of the cave.

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Old 13th September 2019, 15:57
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Its a good thing the Auto Pilot put them though the Hole/Cave, could have hit either side and that would have given them a wake-up call. People like that should have their Boat License pulled.
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People like that should have their Boat License pulled.
Let them keep the one they have until it wears out.
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