Record-setting quest ends with another costly rescue - Soundings Online

Record-setting quest ends with another costly rescue

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French oarsman Charlie Girard failed after 10 days in his third attempt to row to France from Cape Cod. And U.S. taxpayers are $80,000 poorer. Fearful, cold and enveloped in fog, Girard used a satellite phone to place an 8:25 a.m. distress call to the Coast Guard, then activated an emergency locator beacon.

Click here for a full report and video of the rescue in the Boston Globe.

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