BROKEN SAILS: U.S. Coast Guard Medevac 4 Men From Broken Boat

This is the moment four wounded crew members aboard a broken sailing vessel are medevacked from extreme sea conditions.

The rescue took place from the stranded 39-foot sailing vessel Calypso, in South of Montauk, in Long Island, located in the West New York, on Sunday, 8th May.

The video, recorded with a body cam, shows the helicopter of the US Coast Guard approaching the boat.

4 coastguards standing in front of their helicopter after the rescue, Montauk, New York on 8th of May 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard Northeast/Clipzilla)

The conditions of the sea are rough with strong waves that hit the ship.

A guard is then deployed and swims towards the boat with broken sails to start the evacuation.

One by one the men are medevacked to the helicopter.

On 8th of May 2022 39-foot sailing vessel, Calypso needed U.S Coast Guard assistence 80 nautical miles south of Montauk, New York. (U.S. Coast Guard Northeast/Clipzilla)

At night the conditions seem harder but the evacuation ended up being successful.

The crew had sustained injuries due to heavy sea conditions on their voyage from Bermuda to Connecticut.

They had no means of communication other than text message and EPIRB ( Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon).

On 8th of May 2022 39-foot sailing vessel, Calypso needed U.S Coast Guard assistence 80 nautical miles south of Montauk, New York. (U.S. Coast Guard Northeast/Clipzilla)

They were successfully brought safely to land and transported to a hospital.

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