A treacherous ocean rescue for sailors, dog

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A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Astoria (Ore.), rescued two men and their pup last Friday from a sinking 58-foot sailing vessel 130 miles off the coast of Cape Mendocino in Northern California.

At approximately 4:10 a.m., Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay received a mayday call from an unknown location. After several hours of trying to re-establish communications, the Coast Guard successfully contacted two people aboard the sailing vessel Gypsy Soul, which was taking on water in 30-foot seas and 45-knot winds.

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