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Old 10-02-2006, 07:36 AM
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Anyone no of any MOB devise that shuts down the engine when activated. ;?
Old 10-02-2006, 08:46 AM
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Good idea because nobody I know uses the lanyard - including me I am sorry to admit. Everyone knows the lanyards are a joke - it should be a wireless distance proximity device you can put in your pocket or attach to your beltloop. This is easy technology that can be made cheap.

Just the other day there was a guy thrown from his boat in St.Aug inlet and the boat started circling him dangerously...SeaTow jumped the unmanned boat and stopped the mess before anyone was killed.
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Don't remember the details, but I believe I did see something like that recently. I'll have to google it.

I did see a system from ACR recently that has a device for each member of the boat that sets off a warning when the wearer goes too far from the central brains unit to alert the rest of the crew. I think I saw it on the LSRE site referenced on THT. I don't think this one has an engine kill feature.

Guy fishing alone off the NC coast about a month ago fell out of his 25' center console while trolling w/ auto-pilot on. Other boaters spotted the empty boat and initiated a search. Found the guy after 5 hours alive and no worse for wear. He was lucky the water was warm.

I have gotten in the habit when fishing alone of attaching a 5' teather to the kill switch so if I go overboard hopefully the engine shuts down.
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Try this link.

http://www.sailgb.com/p/mob_ilert_man_over_board_alarm/

http://www.mobilert.com/?area=products&id=products


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