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    Newport,Or
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    44.6368°N, 124.0535°W
     
     
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    Survivor
    Shorty
    Rescued By
    Coastguard
    Date Of Rescue
    2014-05-25

    Lives saved

    1
    Adults

    Activity

    Boating

    Terrain

    Ocean

    Issue

    Boat Sinking

    What happened?

     

    My boat was taking on water, and I was 15 miles out. I gave the coast guard my position and got survival gear on. I put the EPIRB on the back deck. I was getting my life raft ready when the boat rolled over my gear and I hit the water. My EPIRB light was on when I saw it next to me, but I could reach it so I flipped the switch. My life raft did not deploy so I unfolded it, laid my back on it, and waited for the USCG to come. Thank God they did. They told me the EPIRB gave them my location. What a bunch of great guys that saved me. 


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    I am so glad that I had the EPIRB.

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    Thank you ACR!

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    #StaySafeOutThere with the GlobalFix™ PRO Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB). This beacon is equipped with an internal GPS that quickly and accurately relays your position to a worldwide network of search and rescue satellites, should you run into a boat emergency. Have peace of mind every time you head offshore knowing that the GlobalFix PRO EPIRB consistently takes the ‘search’ out of ‘search and rescue’.

     

     

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