Rescued Indian and Irish sailors head for remote island

  • In this photo provided by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, the distressed yacht, Thuriya, with Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy on board, floats in the southern Indian Ocean. Tomy was injured and his yacht lost its mast in a storm on Friday. (AMSA via AP)

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Indian and an Irish sailor rescued from damaged sailboats in the remote southern Indian Ocean will be delivered to land on Tuesday when they reach an island and undergo medical assessments, an official said.