CG Rescues Sick Boater Near Cape Cod

Coast Guard Station Woods Hole 45-foot response boat-medium crew pulls up to the station pier on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The crew medevaced a sick woman from a sailboat and brought her to awaiting Emergency Medical Services. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman John Bowne.)
Coast Guard Station Woods Hole 45-foot response boat-medium crew pulls up to the station pier on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The crew medevaced a sick woman from a sailboat and brought her to awaiting Emergency Medical Services. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman John Bowne.)

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.