WATCH Failure At Full Throttle: How Not To Rescue A Drowning Swimmer With A RIB

Even well trained professionals make big, simple, stupid mistakes.

The dolphin coast of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa is an area with near perfect weather, incredible SCUBA diving and some of the world’s most experienced lifeguards. It’s also the location of this epic failure which could have been prevented with the use of a simple $11 safety device.