Departed Cabo San Lucas on Monday just ahead of a major security drill that was to take place with the Port Captain, Navy, and all the major vessels and marina’s in the port. The entire port was going to be shut down. So we untied and post haste and with a timely departure we had […]Read More
Imagine being on watch, having a target appear on radar seemingly out of nowhere and then start to close at a very fast rate of speed. Socorro, Mexico. March 13th 2012.
March 12-13 As the Captain of the Nautilus Explorer it is common that we make many night passages from one island to the next, so that we may arrive in the early morning light, for a full day of diving at a new and exciting location. This particular story occured during our transit from Isla […]Read More
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Medical Evacuation with Great Thanks to the Mexican Navy
- Post author By Nautilus Staff
- Post date 2007-12-29
On a different note, our great thanks to the Mexican Navy for their help today. One of our guests started feeling ill last night and was diagnosed this morning with acute pancreatitis – which is extremely serious and potentially life threatening. A number of evacuation options were considered including a chopper medivac flight right to the boat, which is possible because the Nautilus Explorer has a rated helicopter deck. No options are easy or simple on a small ship anchored in the lee of a volcano, 250 miles out into the open Pacific ocean.Read More