Search and Rescue
Alan Sorum

Here’s what you’ll discover in this book…

  • How one type of emergency signaling technology has saved more than 25,000 lives since 1982
  • What you need to know about changing EPIRB batteries
  • The most important reason to register your EPIRB
  • Three ways to be in control of a successful search and rescue
  • By not using these practical steps you lessen your chances of being rescued
  • If you are not training your family in these three things, you could end up losing a life
  • The latest advances in EPIRB technology
  • Which of the two categories of EPIRB is right for your boat
  • A four-step blueprint to complete a search and rescue
  • Discover why a marine VHF radio is a better option than a cell phone

Highlights from
this Segment

– The most direct method used by a boat in distress

– Five key elements to a May Day call

– Just who is answering these May Day calls

– Who can turn in a report and why

About Alan Sorum

Alan Sorum is an unreformed harbormaster in Alaska. A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Alan is also a featured boating writer on

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