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A boater missing off the east coast of Florida was found alive Sunday, clinging to his capsized boat about 86 miles from shore. The US Coast Guard said Sunday afternoon that the crew aboard a motor vessel found 62-year old Stuart Bee and took him aboard around 11 a.m.

Bee had departed Cape Marina in Port Canaveral around 4 p.m. Friday on his 32-foot boat named the Stingray, according to the Coast Guard. He was reported missing Saturday by a member at the marina who said Bee typically doesn’t stay out overnight on his boat, the Coast Guard said. Read on.

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