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One Lucky Surfer

#1 by Sheldonboy , Tue May 02, 2017 6:26 pm

This lad was lucky 13 miles out at sea still alive after 32 hours
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-scotland...32-hours-at-sea


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RE: One lucky surfer

#2 by astwood , Thu May 04, 2017 7:55 pm

Good job he had his wet suit on the water must have been freezing


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#3 by Sheldonboy , Thu May 04, 2017 7:58 pm

He must have had some willpower too. Many of us would have given up well before then.


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#4 by astwood , Thu May 04, 2017 8:01 pm

Yes 32 hours is a long time in cold water


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#5 by Slow Jo , Thu May 04, 2017 8:24 pm

One rescuer said if he had'nt had his wet suit he wouldnt have survived that long


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#6 by Sheldonboy , Thu May 04, 2017 8:36 pm

He was still with his surfboard too, shame he had to leave it behind.


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#7 by Slow Jo , Thu May 04, 2017 8:51 pm

Yea, especially as it helped to save his life,it helped to keep him out of the water.


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#8 by Voltman , Thu May 04, 2017 10:47 pm

Quote: Slow Jo wrote in post #5
One rescuer said if he had'nt had his wet suit he wouldnt have survived that long

Just proves that wearing the right gear is the right thing to do. Forget fashion.


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RE: One lucky surfer

#9 by Slow Jo , Sat May 06, 2017 8:19 pm

At my age I always dress for comfort ,forget fashion.


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#10 by Sheldonboy , Sat May 06, 2017 8:39 pm

I always dress for comfort. But I am always in fashion. But being a major trendsetter, I am the only one wearing that fashion.


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#11 by Slow Jo , Sat May 06, 2017 8:43 pm

I know that feeling.


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#12 by astwood , Sun May 07, 2017 7:50 pm

He should go surfing in cornwall its warmer down there


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