CG Rescues Sick Boater Near Cape Cod
August 9, 2016
The Coast Guard medevaced a sick woman from a sailboat Monday, August 8, 2016, near Cuttyhunk Island, Massachusetts.
At about 7 p.m., the woman’s husband called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England reporting that his wife was suffering abdominal pains and needed assistance.
A 45’ boat crew from Station Woods Hole launched at about 7:20 p.m. They arrived at the 46’ sailboat and transferred the woman aboard.
The boat crew transported her back to Woods Hole where Falmouth Emergency Medical Services took her to a nearby hospital.
The woman was reported to be in stable condition.