HM Coastguard were alerted at around 14:00 that a female on board ‘Party’, a 36ft yacht, had become unwell whilst at sea off East Cowes.
The Atlantic-85 lifeboat from Cowes launched to rendezvous with the yacht, which was brought safely into Trinity Landing, Cowes.
Although the woman had come round by the time the yacht reached land, paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service conveyed the casualty to St Mary’s Hospital as a precaution.
Photograph of the lifeboat launch thanks to Paul Kirkpatrick/@PaulKirkpatrick
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