WATCH — 'Can't Teach This Kind of Courage': Teen Jumps onto Runaway Boat After Captain Goes Overboard

WATCH — ‘Can’t Teach This Kind of Courage’: Teen Jumps onto Runaway Boat After Captain Goes Overboard


A teenager made a daring rescue on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee on Wednesday, and locals are thankful for his bravery.

The unmanned boat went dangerously out of control after its captain fell overboard in Smith’s Cove. However, 17-year-old Brady Procon jumped into action the moment his father alerted him, WCVB reported on July 4.

The boat was apparently part of a local sailing association, and the instructor was teaching children when he tried to grab a tennis ball — used to show how to turn. The moment he did so, one of the students’ boats tipped over, the mast hit the teacher’s throttle, and he fell into the water.

Once Procon helped get the children safely away from the unmanned boat, he jumped on the

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