It is currently 18 Nov 2018, 10:24

stony point 5/10

stony point 5/10

Postby laneends » 06 Oct 2017, 16:20

Anyone know anything about this? Apparently it blew up expectantly the other night
https://www.facebook.com/CoastGuardVIC/posts/1623477577703906

"Crews in Westernport responded to an EPIRB Activation at 1900hrs this evening. The EPIRB was identified to have come from a Kayaker off Stony Point.
Fortunately the kayaker was able to swim ashore on French Island and was rescued by Ambulance Victoria Air Ambulance and transported to hospital.."
User avatar
laneends
Vyak Addict
 
Posts: 6083
Joined: 25 Jan 2013, 15:59
Location: Melbourne, Bundoora
kayak: Red Quest 13, Ivory Quest 11,Ivory Revo 16
Real Name: Keith

Re: stony point 5/10

Postby shane » 06 Oct 2017, 17:00

I saw another report saying it was an experienced sea kayaker who set off a PLB. There were also a few boats caught out unexpectedly in it.
0408 565 763
User avatar
shane
Vyak Addict
 
Posts: 6600
Joined: 07 Sep 2011, 21:54
Location: Moonee Ponds
kayak: Hobie AI, PA14, Quest and an ebay tandem
Real Name: Shane

Re: stony point 5/10

Postby luckyjack » 07 Oct 2017, 12:30

That's great news that he was found ! just show plb,s are a must when fishing by your self ?
luckyjack
Qualified Fish Monger
 
Posts: 347
Joined: 10 May 2011, 23:07
kayak: hobie outback
Real Name: jack

Re: stony point 5/10

Postby Yako » 07 Oct 2017, 13:57

luckyjack wrote:That's great news that he was found ! just show plb,s are a must when fishing by your self ?

100% agree, Although I Always wear mine even in a group ;)
John3.16
User avatar
Yako
Lord of the fish
 
Posts: 1013
Joined: 10 Mar 2013, 15:37
kayak: PA 14 & Wavedance kayak X2
Real Name: Rich


Return to Rescues/Accidents/Near Misses

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest