Missing boater rescued when boat sinks in Florida Straits

FLORIDA STRAITS, Fla. (WSVN) – A missing boater was found in the Florida Straits after his boat sank due to a mechanical problem, officials said.

The boat, according to officials, began to take on water Friday, and the boat was found on Sunday.

A passing boat with several people on board rescued the boater out of the water and took him to shore.

Officials said it is important to have a float plan, which includes notifying someone where you’re going and when you will return.

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