NEAR OAHU, Hawaii (NBC/U.S. COAST GUARD) — The U.S. Coast Guard is working to rescue three people stranded on a sailboat — caught in Hurricane Julio.
Here you see images of the boat, which is northeast of Oahu in Hawaii.
The U.S. Coast Guard said the 42-foot sailboat walkabout was taking on water and battling 30-foot high seas and reported winds between 92- and 115 mph.
The vessel’s life raft had also been blown overboard.
An aircraft dropped a new life raft into the water Sunday, and a 661-foot container ship was diverted from its route to go and locate the sailboat.