Cold Water: The invisible danger:
by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi, US Coast Guard
Timothy Bare clung to the inside of his capsized kayak as the 43-degree water soaked through his clothing.
As his core body temperature dropped, his natural reflexes kicked in, pulling blood from his arms and legs to his vital organs
His time was limited.
Given the water temperature and clothes he wore, he had two hours to be rescued – or die.
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World on Water Global Sailing News – March 31, 2017:
On this week’s “World on Water” global sailing news show:
In this episode, the World Match Racing Tour concluded in Perth with a Southern Hemisphere romp, the girls won the Victorian Etchells Championships at the Royal Brighton Yacht Club, 19 boats turned out for the Australian Yachting Championships in Sydney, John Bertrand – America’s Cup winner and Etchells World Champion – discusses all things sailing, the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup ramps up in Bermuda, 833 sailors turn out for the Trefeo Princesa Sofia in beautiful Palma and the French America’s Cup team get down to business in Bermuda.
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