MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Coast Guard crews rescued a captain who reportedly fell off a 95-foot yacht on Wednesday.READ MORE: 2 Doral Police Officers Injured In Shooting Near Miami-Dade Police Headquarters; Suspect Killed ID'd By Police
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.”READ MORE: Shot Doral Police Officer In Serious But Stable Condition, Second Officer Recovering
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.MORE NEWS: South Florida PBA Union President Steadman Stahl On Stress Of Being A Police Officer