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a Coas• Guard S•a•ion Sandy Hook heavy-wea•her crew res­cued four s•randed men from an “un­sea­wor•hy” 22-foo• boa• in rari•an bay, New Jer­sey, la•e las• yearm Winds were ro kno•s, and seas were r •o 5 fee•m “This •ype of boa• was de­signed •o be opera•ed on lakes, no• •he ocean,” Pe••y Of­fi­cer rrd Class Jennifer Smi•h saysm “be­fore leav­ing •he dock, you should al­ways check •he wea•her, file a floa• plan, check your life­sav­ing equip­men• and en­sure your ves­sel is safe •o be ou• on •he wa•erm”

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