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An Australian man sailing alone in a homemade boat was rescued off the coast of Hawaii after he was blown off course on a journey home from Panama, the Coast Guard says.The 62-year-old man was in a 9-metre sailboat and flagged down a commercial passenger boat nearly 6 kilometres from Maui on Sunday afternoon, Coast Guard officials said.The crew of the Trilogy V told authorities the man appeared disoriented, and he was having trouble sailing into portThe man was not identified.fusetag.cmd.push(function() { fusetag.display('pl-fuse-ad-MTPB_thenewdaily_article_incontent_1_765736'); });The man had sailed from Panama more than 100 days ago, and he was on his way to Australia when weather forced him to Hawaii, officials said.A Coast Guard response boat towed his vessel, the Kehaar Darwin, to Sugar Beach on Maui.The man’s boat did not contain communication equipment or an engine and his sails were in poor condition, officials said.“Being disoriented while at sea in a vessel with no communication capabilities aboard can be deadly if not handled quickly,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Schlereth, a boarding officer and engineer at Station Maui“We commend the good Samaritan for recognising the complications and contacting the proper authorities to initiate a rescue.”US Customs and Border Protection will interview the man before he continues his voyageSearch real estate for sale or rent anywhere in Australia from licensed estate agents on simply type in any suburb in the search bar below RentBuyRentSold Search (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Trending Now Jane McGrath’s best friend reflects on life 10 years after her death Temperatures to rise above 40C as south-east Australia braces for scorcher ‘Raw water’: The latest health craze for the wealthy Why Australia’s sportswomen left the men behind in 2017 The one breakfast classic Pippa Middleton will never eat False rumour sees Bitcoin rival soar in value, then plummet again Watch The News in 90 Seconds View Full Video fusetag.cmd.push(function() { fusetag.display('pl-fuse-ad-MTPB_thenewdaily_article_vrec_1_765736')}); var Criteo = Criteo || {}; Criteo.events = Criteo.events || []; Criteo.events.push(function() { Criteo.DisplayAcceptableAdIfAdblocked({ "zoneid": 533490, "containerid": "crt-MTPB_thenewdaily_article_vrec_1_765736", "overrideZoneFloor": false }); }); fusetag.cmd.push(function() { fusetag.display('pl-fuse-ad-MTPB_thenewdaily_article_mrec_1_765736'); }); var Criteo = Criteo || {}; Criteo.events = Criteo.events || []; Criteo.events.push(function() { Criteo.DisplayAcceptableAdIfAdblocked({ "zoneid": 533489, "containerid": "crt-MTPB_thenewdaily_article_mrec_1_765736", "overrideZoneFloor": false }); }); Trending Now ‘Raw water’: The latest health craze for the wealthy EXCLUSIVE: Contaminants detected in unlicensed cannabis oil products The one breakfast classic Pippa Middleton will never eat Where are they now? Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan The Ashes: Australia gaining the upper hand in Sydney Test Donald Trump gives two fingers to planet Earth with massive oil drilling plan fusetag.cmd.push(function() { fusetag.display('pl-fuse-ad-MTPB_thenewdaily_article_hrec_1_765736'); }); Donald Trump calls former top aide Steve Bannon insane over explosive treason claims Today's Stories Australian man in homemade boat rescued off Hawaii Temperatures to rise above 40C as south-east Australia braces for scorcher Donald Trump gives two fingers to planet Earth with massive oil drilling plan Jane McGrath’s best friend reflects on life 10 years after her death The Ashes: Australia gaining the upper hand in Sydney Test Why Australia’s sportswomen left the men behind in 2017 ‘Raw water’: The latest health craze for the wealthy Car sales: Australia’s love affair with the large and luxurious Tide turns against Taylor Swift over tricky tour ticket tactics EXCLUSIVE: Contaminants detected in unlicensed cannabis oil products False rumour sees Bitcoin rival soar in value, then plummet again The one breakfast classic Pippa Middleton will never eat Where are they now? Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Holidaying Sydney motorcyclist dies after being hit by bus in India Australian woman and daughter die in Zimbabwe car crash This ‘gorgeous’ piece of sand has been named the best beach in the country SubscribeGet The New Daily free every morning and evening SubmitFollow The New Daily Contact Advertise Terms of Use Security Privacy The New Daily Code of ConductCopyri

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