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Sailboat crashes into jetty near Port Everglades

Cruise ship's wake helps to free sailboat stuck on rocks

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A sailboat crashed into a jetty near the entrance to Port Everglades late Monday afternoon.

Sky 10 was above the scene as the bow of the sailboat was stuck on the rocks along the jetty.

The boat was stuck for more than 30 minutes while a tow boat and the U.S. Coast Guard tried to pull it off the rocks.

A Royal Caribbean cruise ship passed by the sailboat, causing a wake that helped the boat to come free.

The boat was then towed to a marina.

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