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Re: 16 Months at adrift at Sea

Originally Posted by travlineasy View Post
One of the things I learned while reading Adrift was that those inflatable life rafts have a very short lifespan of just 42 days after inflation. At that point the seams tend to fall apart. This particular raft managed to hold together, just barely for nearly twice that long.

It said he was in a fiberglass boat, though it did not say what type. Sounds like it was the same boat he was trying to get to El Salvador. Is this one of Christian Hess's friends?
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