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Old 25 January 2013, 03:09   #1
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BBC NEWS Now

Article about 2 jet skiers getting washed out to sea in a moment... Should make informative viewing
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Old 25 January 2013, 03:10   #2
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You've forgotten the link. I have no doubt this will elicit another anti jet skiing tirade....
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The link is... Turn TV on and press Chanel one

Looks like a pair classic eBay skier's !
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Old 25 January 2013, 03:23   #4
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And the moral of the story....

Buy a VHF !
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I run a RIB and a Ski, even when out on the Seadoo with the limited storage space I carry a inshore flare kit, handheld VHF (which is on my PFD incase I'm spat off ), waterproof mobile, rope, Anchor - it an't rocket science!
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Two men thank Arbroath crew for saving them
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Saw it. No flares or VHF on any of the group of 5 of them? Jesus...
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Were in a group. Sent for help. Didn't try to swim for shore. Had and blew whistles. Were genuinely grateful afterwards. Whilst a VHF would have been wise they aren't the stupidest rescue by a long way!
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I can't believe they didn't at least have a rope of some kind. They make those storage spots on them for something, maybe it was full of beer and there wasn't room for much else?

Couldn't they have idled back in holding one PWC to the other? Self rescue would have made the most sense.
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