Successful rescue in the Pacific Ocean

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A USCG-licensed captain, instructor, and rigging specialist has been brought safely to land after combined efforts from the George Washington University’s Maritime Medical Access team, the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Air Force, commercial shipping, and assistance from a fellow yacht.

"We’re incredibly grateful for the actions of Surprise, the FPMC35, the Coast Guard and the Air Force, and our consultants at George Washington University’s Maritime Medical Access team," said Pacific Cup Commodore Jim Quanci. “Without the concerted action of all these responders, Andy’s situation could have been much worse."

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