Coast Guard medically evacuates sailor from vessel north of Vinalhaven, Maine

Coast Guard medically evacuates sailor from vessel north of Vinalhaven, Maine
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a 79-year-old man from the sailing vessel Elusive who was suffering from possible fractured ribs at 12:41 a.m. Friday, approximately a half-mile north of Vinalhaven, Maine. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England received a call via VHF radio at 11:24 p.m. and launched a Coast Guard Station Rockland 25-foot response-boat small. The...