A Shoreham man was rescued by Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers after he became stranded on a sailboat in Long Island Sound, authorities said Sunday.

According to a Suffolk County police news release, Carlos Brito, 33, had launched a 22-foot Catalina sailboat out of Mount Sinai at about 4 p.m. Saturday. The craft encountered problems with “high seas and high winds” and became disabled, according to the release.

There were no injuries and Brito was transported safely ashore, the release said.

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Police said a friend of Brito’s called 911 at about 10:25 p.m. to report him missing and Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau and Aviation Section authorities responded.

A police helicopter located the sailboat in the Sound north of Mount Sinai at about 11:20 p.m., the release added, and Marine Bureau Officers George Schmidt and Terrence McGovern in Marine Delta reached the vessel at 11:35 p.m. and pulled Brito aboard.