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Maliko Gulch, Hawaii, USA

Maliko Gulch, Hawaii, USA
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Boat Sinking

Boat Sinking

Maliko Gulch, Hawaii, USA

20.9388888°N, -156.3425°W

Posted on December 29, 2020 by Gerald Durkan

What happened?

My buddy and I were planning to do the Maliko Run from Maliko Gulch to Kahului Harbor on a big wave big wind day as usual in our surfskis. Unfortunately just as we were approaching the mouth of the bay we were hit by a severe squall that lasted an hour with winds up to 60 mph. We were driven into the rocks on the left side of the gulch and had to abandon the surfskis whcih smashed up into pieces. I was finally able to climb the rocks to a ledge where i attempted to call 911. As there was no service, I triggered my resqlink 400 and eventually we were rescued by the local lifeguards and fire rescue men.

Words of wisdom

Don’t go out if you get that funny feeling in your gut.

Thank you note

You saved us!

Rescue location

Maliko Gulch, Hawaii, USA

Rescue team

Local Search and Rescue

ResQLink™ 400

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$369.95

Small but resilient, the ResQLink 400 has been professionally engineered and tested to ensure it can withstand even the harshest elements. This buoyant Personal Locator Beacon requires no subscription for use and can be utilized to enhance your safety in a wide variety of environments. Whether on land, at sea, or in the air, trust that the ResQLink’s satellite precision and military durability, put rescue in the palm of your hands.

 

Features and Benefits:

  • No Subscription Required
  • GPS and Galileo GNSS
  • Built-In Buoyancy
  • Strobe and Infrared Strobe
  • Global Coverage
  • MEOSAR Compatible
  • Small and lightweight
  • 5-year battery life
  • 24+ hours Operational Life**
  • Multi-function Clip System Included
**Based on test report from an accredited laboratory   WARNING: PROP 65   
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