Coast Guard rescues fishermen from capsized boat

FLORIDA (NBC/U.S. COAST GUARD) — The Coast Guard has released video of a high-seas rescue off the coast of Florida.

The Coast Guard was notified Sunday that two fishermen failed to return from a weekend fishing trip.

A search was launched Monday, and at around 8:30 a.m., the two men were spotted clinging to the hull of their capsized vessel 12 miles off shore.

A Good Samaritan then arrived on scene and pulled the men out of the water.

Both men are reportedly in good health. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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