A 30-foot sailboat broke loose from its mooring in waters fronting 505 Front Street in Lahaina this afternon. The boat ran aground on the reef just inside the break.
At 3:08 p.m., Maui Fire and Rescue crews from Lahaina were joined by Jet Ski 3 to respond to the call. Upon arrival the boat was discovered foundering. Crews confirmed no one was aboard, but they could not free the boat from the reef.
The owner was not identified and the vessel remains aground this evening.