Apr 2, 2013 6:44 PM by Mike Manzoni -- email@example.com
MUSTANG ISLAND -- When Jeffrey Hendricks and his father-in-law, Robert Bloom, took a sail in their catamaran boat Tuesday afternoon, they never expected they'd have to swim back to shore.
"It added a little bit more excitement to normal catamaran sailing," said Hendricks as he picked up the pieces of the broken boat.
Hendricks said the 30-year-old boat, which they had just finished repairing, overturned and started taking on water.
Hendrick's wife, Grace, watched her husband and father wave for help, but there wasn't much she could do. "My dad waived, and then I called 911, and then we waited."
Luckily, Hendricks and Bloom said the winds were in their favor, and blew them back to shore.
Hendricks said instead of repairing the boat they'll probably just scrap it for parts.