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    Sea of Cortez , Mexico
    Boating
    26.7313°N, 110.7122°W
     
     
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    Sea of Cortez , Mexico
    Boating
    26.7313°N, 110.7122°W

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    ResQLink™+

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    Survivor
    Autumn
    Rescued By
    Local Search and Rescue
    Date Of Rescue
    2014-09-15

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    1
    Adults

    Activity

    Boating

    Terrain

    Ocean

    Weather

    Hurricane

    Issue

    Weather

    What happened?

     

    I was weathering Hurricane Odile in the Sea of Cortez when a gust registering 125kts finally broke the anchor chain that was holding my boat. The sailboat was swept across the harbor and it beached on a sandy shore, covered with mangroves. I knew that the boat might be swept back out into deeper water when the wind shifted, so I tried to get out onto the bow to set another anchor that I had stored below. 


    The wind, rain, and waves were raking the boat as it lay beached there and in the process of trying to set the other anchor, I was swept from the deck of the ship. I tried to swim back towards the boat, but the wind and waves were far too strong and I climbed up into the mangroves to try and take some shelter. It was totally dark, I couldn't see anything because of the blinding rain, and I had no idea where I was. I had my ResQLink+ in my life jacket and activated it immediately. My location and information were sent to Mexican Search and Rescue authorities and after a long night of hurricane force winds battering me in the mangroves, a boat made it out and rescued me from the beach.


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    It may be small, but it's tough. The ResQLink™+ Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is a buoyant, GPS-enabled rescue beacon that's suited for outdoor adventures of all sizes (think: everything from hiking and cycling to hunting and fishing). Should you run into an unexpected survival situation, the ResQLink+ PLB will relay your location to a network of search and rescue satellites, allowing local first responders to more easily get you home safe and sound. Be Prepared for the Unpredictable

     

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