Ep. 40: 5 Months Adrift! The Curious Case of SV Sea Nymph on the Slow Boat Sailing Podcast Hosted by Linus Wilson

USS Ashland Arrives in Okinawa with Mariners

This story of disaster at sea has a lot of unanswered questions.

You’ll hear a conference call with the two women rescued 5 months at sea on a 50-foot sailboat adrift in the Pacific Ocean. On May 23, 2017, Jennifer Appel and Natasha Fuiva and the dogs Valentine and Zues departed Oahu, Hawaii in the sailing vessel Sea Nymph bound for Tahiti. On October 25, 2017, they were rescued by the US Navy and Marines of the USS Ashland 900 miles from Japan. Listen to their harrowing story of survival at Sea. Captain Linus Wilson, OUPV-Inland the creator of the Slow Boat Sailing brings up unanswered questions in this deep dive into the disaster with extensive interviews with the survivors. They survived attacks from 50-foot sharks according to one of many of their fantastic claims.

Subscribe to the Slow Boat Sailing Podcast on Stitcher and iTunes!

 

OKINAWA, JAPAN

 

10.30.2017

 

Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sarah Villegas

 

Commander, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet

 

171030-N-YG104-008 OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 30, 2017) Operations Specialist 1st Class Monique Mont, from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., hugs Jennifer Appel as she prepares to disembark the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). Ashland is in Okinawa, Japan to deliver two mariners, Jennifer Appel and Natasha Fuiava, after they were rescued at sea. Ashland, operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region on a routine deployment, is also in Okinawa to prepare for the joint U.S. Navy-Marine Corps exercise Blue Chromite. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sarah Villegas/Released)

IMAGE INFO

Date Taken:       10.30.2017

Date Posted:      10.30.2017 07:00

Photo ID:            3912411

VIRIN:   171030-N-YG104-008

Resolution:        3936×2624

Size:      1.37 MB

Location:            OKINAWA, JP

Web Views:       34

Downloads:       9

Podcast Hits:      0

PUBLIC DOMAIN

 

This work, USS Ashland Arrives in Okinawa with Mariners [Image 1 of 10], by PO2 Sarah Villegas, identified by DVIDS, must comply with the restrictions shown on https://www.dvidshub.net/about/copyright.

An edited version of:

 

AT SEA

10.27.2017

Courtesy Audio

This is a media availability on a telephone conference line moderated by public affairs officer Lt. Adam Cole. Interviewees include rescued mariners Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava, and personnel of the USS Ashland.

 

Date Taken:       10.27.2017

Date Posted:      10.27.2017 13:24

Category:           Newscasts

Audio ID:            49889

Filename:           1710/DOD_105018743.mp3

Length: 00:35:14

Year      2017

Genre   Blues

Location:            AT SEA

PUBLIC DOMAIN

 

This work, Interview with rescued mariners and Navy personnel, must comply with the restrictions shown on https://www.dvidshub.net/about/copyright.

Appears in this episode.

 

Subscribe to get season 2 in the crossing the Pacific and sail the Marquesas, Fakarava, and Tahiti.

We use a Mantus Anchor and swivel on our boat. Get all your Mantus gear at

http://www.mantusanchors.com/?affiliates=15

Mantus Anchors is a corporate sponsor of this episode.

Support us at

http://www.Patreon.com/slowboatsailing

Slow Boat to the Bahamas

Slow Boat to Cuba

and

How to Sail Around the World-Part Time

have been #1 sailing bestseller on Amazon.

Associate Producer, Anders Colbenson

Sign up for our free newsletter for access to free books and other promotions at http://www.slowboatsailing.com

music by http://www.BenSound.com

Copyright Linus Wilson, 2017

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s