Coast Guard Evacuate Boater Near Compass Island Ledge 

A man in medical distress was evacuated from his boat near Compass Island Ledge in North Haven on Monday.The coast guard got the call around 3:00 pm from the operator of another sail boat.A 25-foot response boat was launched immediately.After consulting with the coast guard’s on-call flight surgeon, they safely transported the man to an ambulance waiting in Rockland.The condition of the sailor is unknown.