Before an EPIRB, VHF Radio, or Satellite Phone become part of your safety arsenal on your boat, think about the purchase of an ALERT2 safety package. An ALERT2 Transmitter and ALERT2 Receiver is your first defense against a catastrophe on your boat.
Emerald Marine Products Blog
A well written article that highlights the impact of a commercial fisherman loosing his life to a fall-overboard. http://www.nationalfisherman.com/blogs/coastlines/3240-the-ones-left-behind