Originally Posted by TakeFive
Please post a link to your source for these statistics. I did not realize that the frequency of rescues was actually rising and I would be very interested in seeing this.
Or does it just seem like this because of TV shows like Coast Guard Alaska and web sites like Sail net?
I am not sure how to read into this data, but looks like number of rescues and the rescue hours continues to fall, so maybe all the electronic beacons we have save the CG money:
RITA | BTS | Table 2-49: U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Statistics, Fiscal Year