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Sinking in the Gulf of Mexico
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Fishing

Fishing

Ocean

Ocean

Boat Sinking

Boat Sinking

Fishing

Sinking in the Gulf of Mexico

25.304304°N, -90.065918°W

Posted on December 28, 2021 by Dennis Amo

What happened?

My friend and I were offshore fishing 40mi. out in the Gulf, and we were killing it. We had a cooler full of fish, when my buddy noticed the boat was taking on water. We tried to bail out water, but that was useless. It took on so much water so quickly that we didn’t stand a chance, and the boat rolled over. That’s when I triggered the PLB. We were in the water roughly fifteen min. when a spotter plane found us. We waited another 30 min. before the Coast Guard picked us up.

Words of wisdom

Never leave shore without one of these beacons.

Thank you note

Thank you ACR for helping save our lives.

Rescue location

Gulf of Mexico

Rescue team

Coast Guard

ResQLink™

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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. This Product Has Been Discontinued.    WARNING: PROP 65    

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