The Coast Guard has rescued four people from a sinking 24 foot pleasure craft just off Newport. The captain of the white boat radioed the Coast Guard saying they were taking on water.
A Coast Guard Motorlifeboat raced to the scene about a mile off the end of the jaws and brought them safely to shore.
The the all white boat is now floating upside down. Mariners are urged to exercise extreme caution when approaching the bar. No word yet on plans to retrieve the boat.
No serious injuries reported