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Fort Lauderdale, FL USA

26.1224386°N, -80.1373174°W

Posted on May 2, 2018 by Gary

What happened?

We had departed from Ft. Lauderdale to Freeport on Friday and had an uneventful and very pleasant trip over. It was during our return that things got bad. We had an engine alarm go off on the port engine and out of precaution I shut down one engine.

We were approximately 40 miles out from Ft Lauderdale when we lost all of our electronics and power but still limping on one engine and it was getting late in the afternoon and still far out. We had a hand held radio but to far out to contact anyone. So with limited power and no electronics or power I activated the AquaLink. Within 30 minutes we had the coast guard helicopter circling us and a short time later the USS Drumond was there. We had an escort by the Drummond and then US Tow helped the rest of the way as we ran out of fuel on the good engine. I bought the AquaLink never thinking I would have to use it, but the first trip with it on board it was a life saver. My thanks to everyone at your company.

Words of wisdom

I bought the AquaLink never thinking I would have to use it, but the first trip with it on board it was a life saver!!

Thank you note

Thank you to everyone at ACR

Rescue location

Fort Lauderdale

Rescue team

Coast Guard

AquaLink™

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This Product Has Been Discontinued.    #PrepLikeAPro with the AquaLink™ PLB. This rescue beacon is small enough to carry in your pocket, yet strong enough to accurately relay your position to a network of search and rescue satellites, should a boat emergency occur. Have peace of mind knowing that this personal emergency beacon consistently takes the 'search' out of 'search and rescue'.  

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