It was just one of those rare combination of incidents...a sudden storm, a dragging anchor (which fouled the prop), a strong current and a bridge between us and open water.

Florida Keys: It was just one of those rare combination of incidents...a sudden storm, a dragging anchor (which fouled the prop), a strong current and a bridge between us and open water. My wife and I managed to escape our near capsizing craft by stepping into the Sunny that we had secured to our stern cleats.

The Sunny certainly played a role in helping us get to shore (no paddles) and save ourselves during the ordeal. We also managed to pull it up on the coral and rocky banks and secure it during the blow. The Sunny came through with only a few scratches (as did we), though my sailboat has been declared a loss by the insurance company.

Read the story here.

Roy
East Middlebury, VT

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