Always Wear Proper Flotation Equipment


Stopped for lunch at Tempura Sakamoto yesterday. Kimiko showed me a print out of this news article about a yachting accident survivor. The boat that goes from here (津, Tsu) to the airport (中部国際空港, Centrair/Nagoya) spotted him floating with his life vest on. Tsu Yacht Harbor is on the opposite side of a river mouth from the boat dock.

Apparently Mr. Tanaka is a friend of Mr. Sakamoto and he was helping search for him. Tanaka is recovering nicely in the hospital. I think his sailboat is not faring so well; it ran aground near the ship yards.


One Response to “Always Wear Proper Flotation Equipment”

  1. Awakened by Vultures « Neo-新びっくりブログ Says:

    […] awakened by birds can be a frightening experience. I wrote about a Mr. Tanaka who had a boating accident. I got an update from his friend recently. Apparently he was drifting in and out of sleep while he […]

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