JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Ducks do well in water. A duct-taped boat? Not so much.
KTOO reports (http://bit.ly/2rGw2pW) the U.S. Coast Guard picked up a 32-year-old man and his dog from an inflatable, duct-taped watercraft when it started to take on water Wednesday in Gastineau Channel near Juneau, Alaska’s capital city.READ MORE: 'Fundamentally Undemocratic': Democratic Lawmakers Push For Recall Reform
The Coast Guard says in a release that the duct-taped boat was homemade.READ MORE: East Sacramento Intersection Transforming Into Sac State ‘University Village’
The guard says the man, who was not identified, was not wearing a life jacket.
An off-duty Coast Guard member saw the unsafe craft and called it in. The Coast Guard delivered the man, dog and boat to Douglas Harbor in Juneau.MORE NEWS: Hamilton Debuts In Sacramento Bringing Thousands To New Performing Arts Center
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