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|12-14-2008 01:28 AM|
Cutting through the BS, you stated a crew of 3 people. As captain of the vessel your responsibility is the safety of the crew, period. Call a MAYDAY and set the EPIRB as soon as the situation unfolds.
Once the crew safety has been addressed you are free to play with the whales and monkeys all you wish.
|12-13-2008 09:38 PM|
|sailingdog||Setting off the EPIRB when stepping up in to the liferaft is an excellent idea. If you have a Sat phone, calling the USCG might be a really good idea. BTW, don't piss off the whales... they're smarter than you and can be very, very mean...|
|12-13-2008 09:12 PM|
Originally Posted by SimonV View Post
|12-13-2008 08:51 PM|
You didn't mention what kind of propulsion your life raft has. What makes you think the raft will head for a near shore. If it decides to go for a distant shore you better have one of those 100 gallon rafts plus food.
Drowning is only one way to die.
|12-13-2008 08:36 PM|
Originally Posted by KODAD View Post
|12-13-2008 08:07 PM|
Originally Posted by N0NJY View Post
|12-13-2008 07:49 PM|
|KODAD||That's the one! They may look small, but they pack a solid punch!|
|12-13-2008 07:41 PM|
I just want to know what it was you did to piss off the whales....
(Activate the emergency beacon as SOON as you make the decision to bail out)
Avoid contact with Moby and his crew at all costs....
|12-13-2008 07:38 PM|
Originally Posted by Giulietta View Post
|12-13-2008 07:29 PM|
|bubb2||That is what i meant earlier about the pan-pan being answered. 100 miles off shore no guarantee or was another vessel that answered. Lots of people have been picked up and not had the coast guard involved.|
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