Boaters rescue jet skier off Menauhant Beach

Jet skier reportedly caught in riptide, transported to Falmouth Hospital
A jet skier was rescued off Menauhant Beach by boaters and transported to Falmouth Hospital by Falmouth Fire & Rescue Friday evening. David G. Curran photo.

FALMOUTH - An injured jet skier was rescued by boaters Friday evening off Menauhant Beach. Around 6:30 p.m. an unidentified man reportedly fell from a jet ski and was caught in a riptide.  He was rescued by recreational boaters aboard the Pipe Dream out of Foxboro.

A second jet skier was also rescued, but was not injured.

After being taken to shore, the injured jet skier, who was semiconscious when rescued, was transported to Falmouth Hospital by Falmouth Fire & Rescue. His condition is considered serious. 

Neither of the two men were wearing life jackets and both were in the water for more than 15 minutes before being rescued. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on