Coast Guard medevacs man, 62, from sailboat off NC coast

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 62-year-old man from his sailboat Thursday approximately 100 miles east of Kill Devil Hills. Watchstanders at the Fifth Coast Guard District command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, received notification at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday from the International Emergency Response Coordination Center, reporting they received a distress message...

Coast Guard locates overdue sailor 70 miles south of Long Island

Coast Guard locates overdue sailor 70 miles south of Long Island
BOSTON — The Coast Guard found Stephen Crane, who was reported overdue Thursday, aboard his 31-foot sailboat Austina, 70 miles south of Long Island, N.Y. Friday at 7 a.m. A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod HC-144A Ocean Sentry crew located the vessel and confirmed with Crane that he was not in distress and did not need assistance. Crane, 61, was sailing from Portland ME, to Fernidina, Fla., when...