Originally Posted by chef2sail
Originally Posted by JonEisberg
On the other hand, the number of yachts left after grabbing an EPIRB or satphone to summon a transfer to a CG helo, or Carnival cruise liner or merchant ship, well... that's a whole different ballgame... :-)
Yep, if all you read is SN you would even think this is a common incident
I'm not saying the frequency with which such abandonments occur would meet most people's understanding of the word "common"
But rather, that they're simply "more 'common' than they should be"