Boaty McBoatface

The changing face of democracy

Even with advanced communication and safety arrangements on board, many boat owners often find themselves stranded in the water and waiting to be rescued. Two sailors faced a similar situation and were stranded for a time period of nearly three weeks. They had run out of fuel and were adrift, surviving on fish that they caught and were low on their supply of drinking water as well. They were hoping that a Christmas miracle would come their way and it did, on 21st December 2018. A cruise ship came by their way, equipped with eleven decks, a café, a dining room, a specialty grille, a spa, four walls and even a rock climbing wall included. This was the Empress of the Seas that is part of the Royal Caribbean. This cruise ship came across the fishing vessel adrift and the two marines on board. The boat was found in the waters between Jamaica and Grand Cayman as was reported later by CNN news sources.

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