Coast Guard crew rescues two men from stranded yacht near Hampton

A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Little Creek in Virginia Beach, Virginia, moors the yacht Rebel Yell at Cobb’s Marina in Norfolk, Virginia, November 10, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki/Released).
A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Little Creek in Virginia Beach, Virginia, moors the yacht Rebel Yell at Cobb’s Marina in Norfolk, Virginia, November 10, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki/Released).

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Two people were rescued by a Coast Guard crew from a stranded yacht three miles east of Grandview Beach in Hampton Thursday.

Coast Guard Station Little Creek watchstanders in Norfolk were notified at about 7:15 a.m. that the yacht “Rebel Yell” had lost power and was drifting with two men aboard.

A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew launched around 7:30 a.m. to assist. The boat crew arrived on scene at 8:10 a.m. and towed the yacht to Cobb’s Marina in Norfolk, where the yacht crew moored up.

No injuries or pollution were reported.