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LRC58Fan 11-09-2015 04:22 PM

Lost at sea: the man who vanished for 14 months
 
A good story for people interested in survival at sea...


In November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga went fishing off the coast of Mexico. Two days later, a storm hit and he made a desperate SOS. It was the last anyone heard from him for 438 days. He ended up in the Marshal Islands 6,700 miles away. This is his story

Lost at sea: the man who vanished for 14 months | World news | The Guardian

LRC58Fan 11-10-2015 04:08 PM

Here is the book - I just might get it. A good reminder of what can happen.

http://www.amazon.com/438-Days-Extra...dp/1501116290/

GFC 11-10-2015 09:03 PM

An amazing story of a man's combination of knowledge of the sea and luck and a will to live.


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