SailNet Community - View Single Post - Do I Need an EPIRB?
View Single Post
post #19 of Old 11-25-2012
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 15,021
Thanks: 68
Thanked 390 Times in 369 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Re: Do I Need an EPIRB?

Originally Posted by CarbonSink62 View Post very well might make the difference between a good story and no more stories at all.
Look up the average response time to a SARSAT ident.

Cold water immersion is a much bigger risk off the coast of Maine.

If you're only trying to send a note to Mom to let her know you are okay, but aren't trying to survive abandoning ship, a $150 SPOT is the way to go.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeanneau 54DS

In the harsh marine environment, something is always in need of repair. Margaritas fix everything.
Minnewaska is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome