2016 N2E Race MOB Survivor Shares Story

2016 N2E Race MOB Survivor Shares Story

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 G, 2016 Ensenada Race MOB survivor

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.

Photo of Foil, at top, copyright © 2016 Longpre Photos

2016 N2E Race MOB Survivor Shares Story was last modified: May 27th, 2016 by Philip Thompson
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About Philip Thompson

is an accomplished sailor and businessman who hails from Australia. He has raced boats from Lasers to handicap fleet keelboats and skippered the America’s Cup yachts South Australia (KA-8), Steak ’n Kidney (KA-14), and Challenge Australia (AUS-17).

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