SPOT Messenger Contest – The Results Are In!

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We are excited to announce the winners of our SPOT Messenger Contest. They have been chosen randomly from our list of comment contributors during the contest period. Overall a very productive contest with many worthy comments and very few disqualifications. Whether you are a winner or not we appreciate every comment you took the time to write!

In order to truly randomize our comments we used Random.org, where we assigned each comment a number.  Here were the results:

Random Numbers

An the winners are (drum roll please….):

Kurt for his comment on Pilotage Paradox – A Look Into The Cosco Busan Allision

Velu for one of his many insightful comments which can be viewed HERE.

Capt. Mike for his comment on the SPOT Contest post itself, where he pointed us to Iridium, who is said to be coming up with a similar product.

Mr. White for his reply to our recent poll on the use of Weapons during piracy incidents.

AND…

OldSailor for his reply to our Anti-Piracy weapons article.

Congratulations to the winners!  Please contact us at [email protected] to receive your SPOT Messenger

If you didn’t win a unit be sure to visit Amazon.com and purchase one yourself. They are good insurance for a reasonable price and, with the ability of your family to track your voyages, make fabulous stocking suffers. Amazon link: SPOT Messenger from Amazon TODAY!

Again, many thanks to all those who comment on this site and participate in our forums. It’s the community we are building and the sharing of knowledge that excites us the most. Keep up the good work!