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Coast Guard medevacs 56-year-old from sailing vessel near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs 56-year-old from sailing vessel near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs 56-year-old from sailing vessel near Key West

MIAMI, FLA (Treasurecoast.com)-The Coast Guard medevaced a 56-year-old man from his sailing vessel, the Anthem, approximately 12 miles east of Key West, Tuesday.

Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report at approximately 1:00 a.m from a 56-year-old man sailing from St. Petersburg to Key West. He was suffering from shortness of breath and exhaustion. 

The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans crew was nearby. They launched their small boat crew who transported the patient to awaiting emergency medical services at Station Key West. The patient was then transferred to Lower Keys Medical Center.

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