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Woman evacuated from sailboat off Lanai

The Coast Guard evacuated a 25-year-old woman from a sailboat outside of Ka'a Fishpond on Lanai on Saturday.

Officials said three people were on board the 38-foot vessel which was taking on water but was not in danger of sinking.

The woman was evacuated due to a preexisting medical condition, while the other two crew members remained overnight on the vessel.

The helicopter crew safely transported the woman to awaiting EMS at Kahului airport. 

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