RCMSAR Station 37 (Sooke) was tasked this morning to assist locating a sailing vessel with two persons on-board, somewhere east of Sooke.
One person was unconscious and required medical attention.
Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) Cape Calvert and Vic1, CCG M. Charles RHIB (Rigid-hulled inflatable boat) and United States Coast Guard (USCG) Helo from Port Angeles all tasked to assist.
Communications were lost with the sailing vessel and no further information was obtained, including updated location. All assets searched around Sooke and Sooke Basin.
USCG located the sailing vessel and deployed a rescue swimmer rendering assistance to the patient.