Woman Survives Two Days at Sea in a Dinghy


A New Zealand woman survived two days adrift on the Aegean Sea in a small inflatable dinghy after she lost an oar while rowing back to her boat.

Kushila Stein was returning from Folegandros, an island off Crete, to the boat she was helping deliver from Turkey to Athens, Greece, when she lost an oar and the wind carried her out to sea.

She ate boiled sweets (hard candy), used plastic bags to stay warm, and wrote her mother’s name and contact details on the hull of the dinghy in case she did not survive.

Two days later she was rescued after a massive search by Greek Coast Guard vessels, civilian boats and aircraft.

You can read more about it online at Britain’s The Telegraph.