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    Canada
    Fishing
    56.1304°N, 106.3468°W

    Survivor
    Shayne
    Rescued By
    Other (Please Specify)
    Date Of Rescue
    2012-02-12
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    GlobalFix™ PRO

    2842, 2844
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    Lives saved

    5
    Adults

    Activity

    Fishing

    Terrain

    Ocean

    Weather

    Tornado

     

    rogue wave

     

    thunder storm

    Issue

    Weather

     

    Boat Sinking

    What happened?

     

    We headed out on the water with my 42 foot fish boat. We were out on what was supposed to be a fun outing to pull some prawn traps up the inlet. Halfway to our destination we saw some water spouts out in front of us. The high wind from a water spout hit the boat broadside. The boat leaned over till it was on its side and started to fill up with water. We all got out on the side of the hull, got life jackets and survival suit on and got the life raft out. With the EPIRB in hand we climbed into the raft and activated the ACR GlobalFix PRO. 40 minutes later we were rescued. What a great feeling to see the coast guard heading for us. That EPIRB was a life saver. Without it no one would have known we were in trouble.


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    Words of Wisdom

     
    That EPIRB was a life saver. Without it no one would have known we were in trouble.

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    Thank you ACR!

    Rescue Location

     

    GlobalFix™ PRO

    2842, 2844

    Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)

    #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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