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Dramatic helicopter rescue of two sailors who drifted offshore



Two Victorians were rescued last night after their ship went rogue – 750 metres away from the shore.

Video footage shows a Victorian Police Air Wing helicopter winching the sailors to safety just off Victoria's Great Ocean Road.

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The pair can be seen sitting on the bow of the ship, huddled together under a blanket before police got to them.

The pair made it ashore safely, without any injuries. 

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