Solo Sailor Pitched Overboard in Rough Seas Survives Eight-Hour Ordeal after Activating PLB
A solo sailor has been rescued eight hours after being pitched overboard in rough seas off Australia’s Northern Territory coastline. Southampton-born expat Nigel Fox was located by an Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) aircraft 23 kilometres from his boat after activating the Ocean Signal rescueME PLB1 personal locator beacon attached to his life jacket.
Ocean Signal Extends Range of EPIRBs to Offer Regulation Compliance for Leisure and Commercial Users in Australia
Safety specialist Ocean Signal is highlighting its extended range of EPIRBs (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons) for leisure boat owners and commercial operators looking to enhance safety and meet Australian standards this season.