Coast Guard rescues 2 people from Bay

July 7, 2009 5:07:20 PM PDT
The U.S. Coast Guard pulled a man and a woman from the San Francisco Bay this afternoon after their catamaran capsized near Foster City, a Coast Guard operations specialist said.

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The 15-foot catamaran capsized at about 3:15 p.m. about two miles south of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, operations specialist Stanley Hickman said.

The Coast Guard dispatched a helicopter, which rescued a man who was in the water, and a local emergency crew rescued a woman who was on a hull of the catamaran, Hickman said.

The rescue was complete by 3:47 p.m. and there was no report of injuries.

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