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Missing boater, passenger found near Catalina

November 15, 2010 12:06:57 AM PST
After a long night stranded at sea near Catalina Island, a missing boater and his passenger were found safe on Monday.A search helicopter found the boat just after 4:30 a.m.

The 26-foot power boat broke down while en route from Avalon to Long Beach on Sunday afternoon, and all communication was lost.

Authorities said a 44-year-old Gardena man and a woman were on board when rescuers found the boat. They were treated for mild hypothermia but should be fine.