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Three days rowing to shore after capsize

Two men were stranded in a tiny dinghy after the 41-foot sportfishing yacht they were running to the Bahamas sank.

Keep moving was the message boat owner Mike Ayres repeated in his head as he rowed: "Don't stop. If you stop, you're done," he told the Sun-Sentinel newspaper.

It took three days, but they finally made it, landing on a Boca Raton beach about 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, roughly 30 hours after leaving Islamorada in the Florida Keys on a much bigger boat Saturday afternoon.

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