(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The Port Police station in Dubai recently awarded the crew members of Sky & Sea Adventures for their efforts in rescuing a group of tourists who were close to drowning after water penetrated their yacht.
The Acting Director of the Port Police Station, Colonel Saeed Salem Saeed, presented a certificate of thanks and appreciation to the crew of the Sky & Sea Adventures.
The incident occurred when a yacht stopped during a sightseeing tour to let the tourists swim. Meanwhile, the captain noticed that water was getting into the engine room of the approximately 42-foot yacht. If the situation persisted, the tourists would be drowned.
The caption contacted Dubai Police Operations who reached the spot and rescued everyone onto police rescue boats.
During the rescue operation, a nearby boat of Sky & Sea Adventures also joined the relief operations and secured some of the tourists by taking them onboard and delivering to safety points on the port.