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#291933 - 03/14/19 01:35 AM Re: Navy SEAL Trick Helps Man Survive Hours at Sea [Re: haertig]
chaosmagnet Offline
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Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 3048
Loc: USA
Originally Posted By: haertig
These days, I would probably drown while trying to get my jeans off though... frown


Id be dumping out my EDC for Davy Jones before Id be able to make this work.

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#291945 - 03/14/19 03:46 PM Re: Navy SEAL Trick Helps Man Survive Hours at Sea [Re: Herman30]
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Registered: 08/28/04
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Loc: Maple Grove, MN
Originally Posted By: Herman30
Am I the only one who is wondering why the person left onboard the yacht did not turn around? Or did he just continue with his journey to Brazil?

He did turn around, threw a life jacket and rope, but the swimmer was blown away too quickly to get to it. In 9 foot swells it's really easy to lose sight of a swimmer, and single-handed he probably had enough just keeping the boat upright, much less doing a man-overboard drill.
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