Beaufort News

July 31, 2014

Live-aboard boat saved from swamping by Beaufort sandbar's good Samaritans

Cherrie Wiles was in a panic Sunday as she watched the tide rise on the sandbar in the Beaufort River and overflow the Opal May, the 32-foot trawler she and husband Sparky Jones call home. But then help -- or a miracle, as she calls it -- arrived in the form of four young men.

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