A 20-foot wake board boat carrying approximately a dozen people sunk just inside a no-wake zone on the Grand Glaize Arm Saturday afternoon, but all occupants who ended up in the water were safely rescued and no injuries have been reported at this time.

A 20-foot wake board boat carrying approximately a dozen people sunk just inside a no-wake zone on the Grand Glaize Arm Saturday afternoon, but all occupants who ended up in the water were safely rescued and no injuries have been reported at this time. 

The incident occurred near the 1.5-mile marker of the Grand Glaize Arm, according to Charles Meyer of Lake Tow who towed the vessel after Tim McNitt of Atlantis Dock and Dive* raised it. The Missouri State Highway Patrol Water Patrol Division assisted in the rescue with two marine vessels, according to photos provided. A boating incident report was not available at the time of publication. 

The Lake Sun will update this story when more information is known. 

Minor Incidents 

A grounding* incident caused extensive damage to a 1998 Rendezvous near the 17.2-mile marker of the Main Channel. Pau Gao, 28, of St. Peters was traveling southbound at approximately 12:41 p.m. on Saturday, July 1, 2017 when waves pushed the vessel on rocks, according to a MSHP Water Patrol boating incident report. Gao, not listed as wearing a safety device, was not listed with any injuries. 

A 2003 Playcraft pontoon boat struck a docked 2013 MTI offshore motorboat causing minor damage to both vessels at the 17.9-mile marker in Backwater Jack's Cove at roughly 3:26 p.m. on Saturday. Jerry K. Wilkerson, 57, of Wildwood, was traveling westbound when the incident occurred. The MTI owner was not identified. Wilkerson was not listed as wearing a safety device, according to an MSHP Water Patrol incident report. 

A swamping incident caused a 2014 Centurion boat to be totaled and was later recovered by Atlantis Dock and Dive and towed by Lake Tow back to the owner. Elder O. Cabrera, 81, of Kansas City, was traveling northbound at the 2-mile marker of the Grand Glaize Arm at approximately 9:39 p.m. Saturday night when the incident occurred, according to an MSHP Water Patrol incident report. The boat was overloaded when the throttle was reduced and the bow went into the water causing it to swamp.