Re: Medical/Evacuation Insurance for Pacific Crossing
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Originally Posted by Hiroshimasunset
Jackdale ...yes i am talking about medical evac... what is AMVER?
You contact the coast guard or rescue coordination centre who contact AMVER who tracks vessels who are part of a volunteer program. Those vessels can effect a rescue or an evacuation.
I did not know about them until our medevac.
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