Published: Aug 30, 2014 10:16 AM EDT
Updated: Sep 01, 2014 1:33 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- A Coast Guard crew from Station Fort Myers Beach, Florida, rescued a man aboard a 30-foot sailing vessel in Estero Saturday.

At approximately 6:30 a.m. watchstanders at the station received a report of a 61-year old man, experiencing leg pain, in need of emergency medical assistance in Estero Bay.

A 25-foot Response Boat crew from the station arrived on scene at 7:15 a.m. and transferred the man to the station, where EMS was awaiting.

The man was transferred to Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers, Florida.