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The article did not say whether PFD were worn. Eight survivors were recovered alive. The missing person may have been below deck, entangled in debris or simply separated from the others. I hope he is found alive.
There is limited indication as to the cause, other than waves hitting the boat, no indication of it being at anchor or underway. The dive boat that went down in Florida a couple of months ago did a stern tie in that caused her to sink.
Pictures worths a thousand words, they say. They are not only evidence that you own the items, but also a good reminder or list of items that you have lost and which you would need to retrieve the receipts of. As I mentioned in up thread, receipts are traceable nowadays electronically via e-mail or the store where you bought them from, like Amazon.com where I bought most of my stuff from.
Allstate insurance reminds me to take a picture and update once a year of what I have in the house in case of fire or hurricane or theft. Why not scuba gears before traveling for travel insurance claim or a situation like this?
What do you know about diving in Indonesia? Lu tau apa tentang menyelam di Indonesia? Boasting is easy, but it worths nothing without proof to back up your knowledge. Show me the proof! Post your trip reports here. Sok tau!
Indonesian proverb for you:
Tong kosong berbunyi nyaring