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Re: Best-Case SAR Scenario

Originally Posted by JulieMor View Post
An interesting article on the best case search & rescue scenario:
Well that didn't happen in the 2010 sinking.
A sat phone call would have chopped off the first hour, and verified the emergency in one go.
That given scenario only works because its within 450 nms of a propper country (south Africa). Try it a hundred miles further north on either side of Africa and the system burps.

Anyway, the boat in the drawing is close enough to shore to swim.

By the way, Amver is mentioned, I'll bet no one here lists their voyages on it!
I would but I don't have email at sea.
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