|As I had to tell a friend once about a modern boat's boom design, "no, it's not broken, it's supposed to work that way."|
While the debut of the hugely expensive Breitling Emergency II watch is not strictly within the purview of this blog, the notion of PLB/EPIRB-like beacons you can wear is. So I've updated and partially rewritten an already lengthy post on the topic of self-rescue, which remains one of the most popular topics I've covered. Go to the bottom update marked "UPDATE, 2013.05.06" if you want to get to the entirely new stuff.