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Coast Guard Crews Rescue Captain After Falling Off Yacht

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) -- Coast Guard crews rescued a captain who reportedly fell off a 95-foot yacht on Wednesday.

Coast Guard officials said he reportedly fell overboard from the yacht about 10 miles off Nassau.

Crews returning to Miami were able to reach him after they overheard a mayday call coming from the yacht called "Contessa."

Once they located the captain, they were able to hoist him to safety and treat him for minor injuries.

He was later taken to the to Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau.


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