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Teen Boaters Rescue Five From Capsized Boat

Teen Boaters Rescue Five From Capsized Boat

The teens rescued four men from the sinking boat and used their radio to call for additional help. (Evan Kamoen photo)

The radio made all the difference, Evan Kamoen says.

Evan, then 18, was heading to a favorite fishing spot on Long Island Sound with friends Ryan Kelly and Luke Voegeli last summer when they heard the call.

“It was ‘Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! Our boat is sinking!’” Evan recalls. Five men were aboard the stricken vessel, all over 70.

“They said that they were in the Six Mile Reef vicinity,” Evan says. “We were like, ‘Wait a second . . . We're on Six Mile...

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