Luck favors the prepared.
Find out how ACR enables life-saving rescues across the world.
Hunting Party Lost and in Need of Rescue
Posted on February 13, 2023 by Josh
My eldest son had also badly sprained his ankle so they sat down, pulled the PLB and waited for rescue by local search teams at 2 in the morning.
Samaritan Gives Rescue to Injured Hiker
Posted on February 7, 2023 by Anonymous
"Ok, the ground team is coming down the fire trail now. Air support is also on there way. Please go back down to the victim and update."
PLB Saved Marathon Runner from Deadly Fall
Posted on February 1, 2023 by Virginia Pile
"I can still vividly hear the sheer panic in my sisters voice as I free-fell down the cliff..."
Rogue Wave Sink Ship in Pohnpei
Posted on January 30, 2023 by Theodore Wenio
Three years ago there were close to zero PLBs in Pohnpei. Thanks to a program with many donors and the Pohnpei Surf Club, the ACR dealer in Pohnpei, we were able to have around 300 boats equipped with ResQLink 400s.
ACR EPIRB Used During Storm off the Gulf
Posted on January 30, 2023 by John
Exhausted and badly bruised; wet, and very anxious about going into another night adrift and disabled.
ResQLink+ Activated After a Slip From a Boulder
Posted on November 28, 2022 by Elli
She came over to help me back to my tent where my PLB was. On the way there I briefly fainted from the pain, but luckily I was caught before falling down completely.
EPIRB Aids in Rescue After Explosions to Vessel
Posted on November 10, 2022 by JAMES
We broadcast "Mayday" after the 2nd explosion, set off the EPIRB after the 3rd explosion, and expended both fire extinguishers.
Dangerous Flooding and Temperatures Dropping - PLB Aids in Rescue
Posted on November 10, 2022 by Meredith
Shortly after I could feel that water had made its way thru my gators and had soaked both of my boots. All of this was made worse by the fact that the trail was now flooding from the extreme amounts of rain.
Beloved Home Meets Rough Sea - Two Boaters Rescued from Sinking Catamaran
Posted on November 7, 2022 by Carol McClain and Thomas Hahn
But the most important thing is, thanks to our PLB's, we have our lives and each other. Now it's just one step at a time to recover and find our next life chapter.