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Old 03-13-2013
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Re: EPIRB or PLB for coastal cruising

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Originally Posted by barefootnavigator View Post
I hate to be the bearer of bad news but if you fall overboard you are as good as DEAD so neither will do you any good
My PLB is attached to an inflatable pfd with a harness. My PLB would go over with me.

In rough conditions, at night, and offshore I am tethered.
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