Due to some bad weather, the Coast Guard assisted a man aboard a sailing vessel off the shore of Destin, Fl. Thursday morning.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 10:25 a.m. of a sailing vessel stuck at anchor with one person aboard in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 1 mile offshore Destin.
Sector watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Destin to assist the man.
The boatcrew arrived on-scene at 11:29 a.m. and transported the man safely to shore.