POSTED: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 7:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 7:14am
Sailboat washes ashore at Surfside Beach with no one aboard
GALVESTON, TX — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; officials say a man wearing a life jacket who fell from his sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas has survived by swimming about 3 miles to shore.
The Coast Guard on Sunday didn't immediately release the name of the 51-year-old survivor.
To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website; http://www.chron.com/news/texas/article/Man-swims-3-miles-to-shore-in-Texas-boat-mishap-4741933.php?cmpid=hpts