The link above is a Word document written by sailor,
Val G. In it, Val shares with us his story of survival of falling overboard in the (-) 2016 Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race (
#N2E). He was sailing on Foil, a Farr 40.
Testimonial for the Dan Buoy…without the [dan] buoy…I would be dead.
Val was sailing with shipmates who knew what to do and had the right gear at hand. He credits his survival to the crew’s use of the dan buoy.
Requires Microsoft Word. You can also read the boat owner’s perspective on this story, without Word.