Sailors saved in 'difficult' rescue

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Two sailors were rescued off the Isles of Scilly after their 36-foot sailboat got into trouble in gale force winds and rough seas, the British coast guard said.

The two men were winched to safety by a rescue helicopter from RNAS Culdrose 75 miles southwest of the islands on Thursday. One man had to be rescued from the water after the life raft he was on capsized.

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