Coast guard hovercraft damaged in collision with sailboat off B.C. coast

Coast guard hovercraft damaged in collision with sailboat off B.C. coast

The coast guard hovercraft CCGS Siyay was transporting advanced life-support paramedics to Ganges Harbour when it struck an unlit sailboat Monday evening. (Canadian Coast Guard) The coast guard hovercraft CCGS Siyay was transporting advanced life-support paramedics to Ganges Harbour when it struck an unlit sailboat Monday evening. (Canadian Coast Guard)

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