DO you get a vicarious thrill out of reading accounts of rescues at sea? The US Coast Guard used to publish On Scene to document their Search and Rescue (SAR) activities. They stopped publishing it to the regret of many of us who enjoyed their accounts. The great news is that On Scene is back as a blog. Here is the link: On Scene Link (click here)
I was surprised to find that not all SAR activity is ships at sea. The current issue describes a pilot and a man whose car crashed during a blizzard. They both used personal locator beacons (PLB's) to call for help. Neat
Thai style. Fair winds and following seas 😀
Proving it is not easy to get internet and phone service that keeps working in Indonesia. Fair winds and following seas :)
There has always been a great interest in knowing how much to budget for the cruising life. The answer is always "it depends." I t...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUcT0PdkcUo&sns=em Fair winds and following seas :)