September 23, 2023

A vessel was stranded close to Stinson Seaside after trying to assist tow a sailboat caught since July, the Marin County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned.

The rescue boat appeared to run aground over the weekend amid heavy surf whereas making an attempt to tow the Chandalar, a 33-foot-long, 10-ton sailboat, throughout a excessive tide, sheriff’s Sgt. Adam Schermerhorn mentioned. The boats are trapped on Upton Seaside, close to Stinson.

The Chandalar has been caught within the sand since July 31. Authorities gave the vessel’s captain till the tip of August to take away the boat.

On Aug. 29, U.S. District Courtroom Decide James Donato granted a brief restraining order stopping authorities from eradicating the boat. The restraining order ends in a number of days, Schermerhorn mentioned.