Blind sailor and friend rescued in Pacific

National Jun 23, 2013

Blind sailor and friend rescued in Pacific

The Maritime Self-Defense Force on Friday rescued a blind sailor and his supporter in the Pacific Ocean after their small yacht took on water in rough conditions, the Japan Coast Guard said. Mitsuhiro Iwamoto, 46, and newscaster Jiro Shinbo, 57, were rescued at around 6:15 ...