Coast Guard medevacs man near North Haven, Maine

1st Coast Guard District News
BOSTON — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a man from the sailing vessel Intuito near Compass Island Ledge, in North Haven, Maine at approximately 4:45 p.m., Monday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England, in South Portland, Maine, received a report at at approximately 3 p.m. Monday, from the operator of the sailing vessel C&C of a man in medical distress aboard the sailing vessel Imtuito.

A Coast Guard Station Rockland, Maine 25-foot Response Boat-Small rescue crew immediately launched and, after consulting with the Coast Guard’s on-call flight surgeon, safely transported the man to awaiting EMS at Station Rockland.

His condition is unknown.

Each year, units across the 1st Coast Guard District, which extends from New Jersey to the Canadian border, conduct more than 2,500 search and rescue cases and rescue more than 300 people.

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