Ep. 40: 5 Months Adrift! The Curious Case of SV Sea Nymph Hosted by Linus Wilson

October 27, 2017

This story of disaster at sea has a lot of unanswered questions. 

You’ll see extensive interviews of the two women rescued 5 months at sea on a 50-foot sailboat adrift in the Pacific Ocean. On May 23, 2017, Jennifer Appel and Natasha Fuiva and the dogs Valentine and Zues departed Oahu, Hawaii in the sailing vessel Sea Nymph bound for Tahiti. On October 25, 2017, they were rescued by the US Navy and Marines of the USS Ashland 900 miles from Japan. Listen to their harrowing story of survival at Sea. Captain Linus Wilson, OUPV-Inland the creator of the Slow Boat Sailing brings up unanswered questions in this deep dive into the disaster with extensive interviews with the survivors. They survived attacks from 50-foot whale sharks.

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This is a media availability on a telephone conference line moderated by public affairs officer Lt. Adam Cole. Interviewees include rescued mariners Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava, and personnel of the USS Ashland.

Date Taken: 10.27.2017
Date Posted: 10.27.2017 13:24
Category: Newscasts
Audio ID: 49889
Filename: 1710/DOD_105018743.mp3
Length: 00:35:14
Year 2017
Genre Blues
Location: AT SEA

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