Suddenly overboard [electronic resource] : True Stories of Sailors in Fatal Trouble. Tom Lochhaas.
- ISBN: 9780071803328 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Edition: 1.
WHEN YOU ARE MORE LIKELY TO DROWN WHILE BOATING: SAILING ON ROUGH WATERS OR DOCKING ON A SUNNY, CALM DAY? Rough waters may seem the clear choice to you, but docking on a sunny, calm day can turn just as deadly—all you have to do is fail to think. That is what happened to author Tom Lochhaas more than twenty years ago, when he fell off his boat in its harbor and struggled to get out of the frigid water, even with help from a friend. Without a personal flotation device, he'd become a soaked dead weight within moments. Complacency had turned a simple docking into a potentially fatal endeavor. Tom realized after this that he had to change his attitude about sailing safety. With Suddenly Overboard, Tom will change your attitude about water safety, sharing stories about sailors who experienced catastrophes when least expecting them and who were rescued, or who died, or who lived to tell the tale simply by good luck. Consider the facts: Only 22 percent of...
Electronic reproduction. New York : International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2384 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2333 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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