Mussel boat pulled off sandbar after capsizing near Malpeque Harbour

A mussel boat that capsized and grounded on a sandbar near Malpeque Harbour Friday morning has been towed away. The boat got stuck on a sandbar close to shore at Cabot Beach. A crew member on one of the boats that responded said the boat was capsized and completely flooded when he arrived just after 9:30 a.m. It wasn’t until just after 2 p.m. that crews were able pump out the water, pull the boat off the sandbar and tow it away. Jerry Bidgood, the general manager of Prince Edward Aqua Farms, said four people were successfully pulled off the boat earlier Friday morning. >click to read< 11:19

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