The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from
the sailing vessel Impatience approximately 20 miles offshore of Port Aransas, Texas,
Friday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders
received a call from a member onboard the vessel requesting a medevac for a 34-year-old
male crewmember who was dehydrated and experiencing symptoms of extreme sea sickness. A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65
Dolphin helicopter crew was launched to the vessel who then hoisted the patient and transferred
him to the Corpus Christi Medical Center – Bay Area where he was received and reported to
be in stable condition.