Friday, May 6, 2016

Colombian Man Survives Two-Months Lost at Sea Eating Seagulls and Fish

A Colombian man has been rescued after spending a remarkable two months stranded at sea aboard a disabled 23-foot skiff. The 29-year-old man arrived in Honolulu in relatively good condition...

May 6, 2016
Total Views: 109

Saturday, April 9, 2016
Maritime News

Three Castaways Rescued from Deserted Island After Writing “HELP” on Sand

Three men were rescued from a deserted island in the western Pacific after a U.S. Navy patrol plane spotted the word H-E-L-P spelled out on the sand in a real life castaway drama.  The...

April 9, 2016
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Castaway Who Survived 15 Months At Sea Accused of Eating Friend

The remarkable story of Mexican castaway Salvador Alvarenga has taken grim turn as the family of the boy who accompanied him on his ill fated fishing trip off the coast of...

December 16, 2015
Total Views: 76

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Real Life Castaway Returns Home

The real life castaway that miraculously washed up recently on a Marshall Islands after more than a year adrift in his small fishing boat has returned to his native El Salvador.

February 12, 2014
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Castaway Jose Salvador: Blame the Tehuantepecer?

By Surfline/Buoyweather Chief Meteorologist Mark Willis By now you have likely seen the media coverage of Jose Salvador’s story. If not, Jose is the famous shark fisherman that washed up...

February 11, 2014
Total Views: 39

Monday, February 3, 2014

Real Life Castaway Says He Survived 13 Months Lost At Sea

Efforts are underway to confirm the identity (and story) of a mystery castaway who washed up last week on a Marshall Islands atoll after allegedly surviving more than 13 months adrift in the Pacific Ocean on a 24-foot fiberglass boat.

February 3, 2014
Total Views: 6