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post #19 of Old 11-18-2012
MarkofSeaLife
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Re: The Complete Overboard Bag - Rate It

Have there been any long term life raft survivors since EPIRBs?

Steve Callahan and that mob in the 1970s and 1980s, but has anyone needed to survive more than 3 or 4 days since the widespread use of EPIRBs and Sattelite phones??

Tony Bullimore had to for 3 days in the southern ocean.

Can we save on all that ditch bag crap with EPIRBs and Sat phones? Consider that bag costs THOUSANDS! The hand held water maker is us$1,250!!!! That's more than a sat phone.


Mark
Ps I am also replacing the reading material for dirty magazines

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