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    Survivor
    Greg
    Rescued By
    Local Search and Rescue
    Date Of Rescue
    2013-05-16

    Lives saved

    1
    Adults

    Activity

    Boating

    Terrain

    Ocean

    Weather

    rogue wave

    Issue

    Mechanical Failure

    What happened?

     

    On my 30 foot sailboat on what started as a perfect day, beautiful weather and marine life swimming around me, ended disastrously. I am an experienced sailor in the navy, so you can definitely describe my catastrophe as unexpected and uncontrolled flooding. I would advise everyone to inspect all the hull valves prior to offshore sailing. First and foremost have a properly registered ResQlink and or EPIRB onboard. When I knew the drainage issue was not repairable I set off my PLB and signaled for help. Help came and the PLB did its job. Although incredibly disappointed in the outcome, looking back at all I had, it was the device, the PLB, that I didn't think I would ever need which is what became essential.


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    Words of Wisdom

     

    Although incredibly disappointed in the outcome, looking back at all I had, it was the device, the PLB, that I didn't think I would ever need which is what became essential.

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    Thank you ACR!                                          

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    It may be small, but it's tough. The ResQLink™ PLB Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is a 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 situation, the ResQLink PLB will relay your location to a network of search and rescue satellites. PLBs have helped save thousands of people's lives.

     

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