Speedboat capsizes off Sri Racha coast: All passengers rescued

A speedboat, carrying ten passengers, found itself at the mercy of the vigorous waves and gusty winds off the coast of Sri Racha, in East Thailand, ultimately capsizing. Fortunately, all passengers were promptly rescued, escaping unharmed.

The incident unfolded around 2pm on Thursday, March 28, within the space between the Harbour Bridge and the Silo Bridge in the Surasak area of Sri Racha district, Chon Buri province. The boat, caught in the tumultuous weather, was flipped over by the potent combination of strong waves and fierce winds.

An observant resident, upon witnessing the distressing scene of the capsized boat, immediately raised an alarm for help. The call did not fall on deaf ears, and the CS Marine Service Company sprung into action, promptly dispatching a rescue boat to the scene.

The rescuers, with their well-coordinated efforts, successfully pulled all ten passengers from the perilous waters, ensuring their safety. The news of no reported injuries brought a sigh of relief to all involved in the rescue mission. This incident serves as a testament to the efficiency of the local rescue services and the importance of a vigilant public.

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It was a testament to the power of community solidarity and quick thinking that such potentially catastrophic events can be mitigated, and lives saved. The residents and the CS Marine Service Company’s response truly embody the spirit of humanity and courage in the face of adversity.

One resident, who alerted the authorities, reflected on the harrowing experience.

“I saw the boat capsize and called for help.

The CS Marine Service Company told the local press that they dispatched a rescue boat to the scene and pulled all ten passengers from the water.”

The incident serves as a stark reminder of the power of nature and the importance of safety measures while venturing out to sea. The quick, coordinated response from both the resident and the CS Marine Service Company resulted in a swift rescue operation, preventing any major injuries and potentially saving lives.

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