Florida delegates draw 13 people from the Gulf Coast after a pontoon boat capsized

& # 39; We're going to get you! & # 39; Dramatic video shows Florida delegates pulling 13 people from the Gulf Coast after their pontoon boat capsized under harsh conditions

  • Pontoon boat sinks off the coast of Florida at the Anclote Key on Sunday
  • Delegates from the Pasco Sheriff & # 39; s Office pull 13 people out of the water
  • Two victims were taken to the hospital, but were not seriously injured
  • Delegates say boat capsized due to inexperience of water sports enthusiasts and rugged conditions

Florida delegates drew 13 people from the Gulf Coast the weekend after their pontoon boat sunk.

The Marine Marine unit of the Pasco Sheriff has shared a video of the Sunday afternoon boat accident that shows a victim using debris to stay in the water.

The authorities said the 20-meter-high fiberglass pontoon took water and capsized while sailing at the Anclote Key.

Deputies are seen in the video signaling for one victim to swim to the naval unit.

Delegates can be seen in the video signaling for one victim (photo) to swim to the naval unit

Delegates can be seen in the video signaling for one victim (photo) to swim to the naval unit

The man (on the right) then swims to the ship and is assisted on board by one of the assistant sheriffs

The man (on the right) then swims to the ship and is assisted on board by one of the assistant sheriffs

The man (on the right) then swims to the ship and is assisted on board by one of the assistant sheriffs

The man then swims to the ship and is assisted on board by one of the assistant sheriffs.

Moments later the boat passes several people who are sitting on top of a piece of the pontoon.

& # 39; We will catch you, & # 39; the officer who tells the victims is heard.

Delegates are then seen rescuing a second man who was already in the water.

They then helped what looked like six to seven people who were sitting on part of the sunken pontoon.

& # 39; The waves push me away, & # 39; a woman shouts, which leads the delegates to throw a rope for her to grasp.

Moments later the boat passes several people who are sitting on top of a piece of the pontoon. & # 39; We will catch you, & # 39; the officer who tells the victims is heard

Moments later the boat passes several people who are sitting on top of a piece of the pontoon. & # 39; We will catch you, & # 39; the officer who tells the victims is heard

Moments later the boat passes several people who are sitting on top of a piece of the pontoon. & # 39; We will catch you, & # 39; the officer who tells the victims is heard

They helped what appeared to be six to seven people near part of the sunken pontoon. Two of the victims were taken to the hospital, but no serious injuries were reported. First responders believe the boat capsized because of the inexperience of the water sportsmen and the rough conditions

They helped what appeared to be six to seven people near part of the sunken pontoon. Two of the victims were taken to the hospital, but no serious injuries were reported. First responders believe the boat capsized because of the inexperience of the water sportsmen and the rough conditions

They helped what appeared to be six to seven people near part of the sunken pontoon. Two of the victims were taken to the hospital, but no serious injuries were reported. First responders believe the boat capsized because of the inexperience of the water sportsmen and the rough conditions

Representatives from the Pasco Sheriff office assisted various agencies in rescuing the individuals from the watercraft incident.

The Marine unit of PSO saved 10 of the 13 people and helped them in safety.

Two of the victims were taken to the hospital, but no serious injuries were reported.

Officials say no one wore a life jacket.

& # 39; It was a big panic, & # 39; passenger Loryn Decker told WFLA.

Passenger Allona Haynes told the station that she thought I'd die.

First responders believe the boat capsized because of the inexperience of the water sportsmen and the rough conditions.

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