One primary requirement is that the salvor uses his equipment to help you. If you hand your lines to the other boat, it generally can not be considered salvage, as you are using YOUR equipment not theirs.
The other factor that has a strong bearing is whether the boat is actually in DANGER. If it boat is not in imminent danger of sinking, damage or loss, the argument that the boat was in a salvage situation is pretty greatly weakened.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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