On August 3, the 79 foot long schooner American Eagle ran aground in Somes Sound near Mount Desert Island, Maine. The schooner was participating in a regatta with 25 passengers when it got stuck. The crew contacted the Coast Guard who arrived on scene a short time later. The Coast Guard safely transported the passengers off the schooner. The crew remained on aboard waiting for the next high tide to refloat the American Eagle. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.