(WSVN) - The Broward Sheriff’s Officer released a video of a save at sea after a boat started sinking.

On Jan. 27, BSO Marine Patrol units were three miles east of the Hillsboro Inlet after a distress call was received.

The call was disconnected and they couldn’t locate the boaters even after trying a very high frequency radio.

Until, “I pulled up the call on the computer and I saw there were some coordinates, I had to convert the coordinates, and once I converted and put them on the map I saw we were just southwest of the location of where they were supposed to be,” said a BSO Patrol.

Officials released video footage of the rescue.

“We have people in the water with flares,” said someone in the video.

When rescue crews arrived they spotted five men in the water.

They were holding onto a raft they inflated, each swimming toward the rescue boat.

The deputies say the rescue was only possible because they got coordinates from the 911 call and said locating them without it would have been like finding a needle in a haystack.

They were taken to shore and they were all OK.

“It was a good feeling,” said a BSO patrol.

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