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Two rescued aboard disabled sailboat

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The Coast Guard rescued a disabled sailboat with two people aboard 170 miles west of San Francisco on Tuesday night.

Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report Monday at 4:44 a.m. that the 53-foot sailing vessel Kalani was disabled with a broken rudder, in rough weather conditions.

Communications with the vessel operator were limited due to distance offshore and their onboard equipment.

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