US Coastline Guard Pacific Northwest has launched harrowing footage of a man leaping into the h2o from his disabled 26-foot sailboat off the coast of Fort Stevens in the vicinity of Astoria. The male was rescued by a Station Cape Disappointment boatcrew and taken back again to awaiting EMS.

The vessel has subsequently washed ashore in Fort Stevens Point out Park.

Social media commentators observe that this is a risky region, though there is a energetic debate as to the man’s system of motion in leaving the boat.

One claims: “Those sailboats can acquire a lot abuse right before they go down. He was more probably to get dashed by the boat that everything,” with a further inquiring “Is there any justification in jumping off the boat? The vessel was nonetheless buoyant, so why not wait there for the rescue?”

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