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Rescued Japan diver says sea spun 'like washing machine'

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A coconut drifting in the sea, what a luck.

Actually, the waters around Indo are full of coconuts, so it's not that unusual up there. Still fortunate though.

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Survival knife with a corkscrew attachment. Yes, I see those all the time on divers.

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The survival knife with a cork screw attachment might have been how they were able to drink from the coconut... One possible explanation perhaps.

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@Fredster

Thanks for the info ! (I am NOT a diver ! More of a "mountaineer" - as an ex-ski instructor).

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Wow... opening a coconut while in the open waters is impressive. I join the others in saying that I hope the instructor is found alive.

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Also, how did they "open" it ? I haven't had any coconut "milk" in a long time but I seem to remember them being particularly hard to "open".

Diver's knife is the most likely way - I am sure that all or most were carrying one as it is essential gear if you get tangled in kelp or dirft fishing line....

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@papigiulio

A coconut drifting in the sea, what a luck.

I was thinking exactly the same thing ! Also, how did they "open" it ? I haven't had any coconut "milk" in a long time but I seem to remember them being particularly hard to "open".

I'm so glad for those who were found and just hope today will bring back Mr. Sembah's wife.

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She said the divers survived the first night by trying to keep each other awake, and also drank from a coconut they found drifting in the sea.

A coconut drifting in the sea, what a luck.

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I pray that the last diver can be found..

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Good luck Mr. Sembah.

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I'd like to blame the guy in the boat ... yeah its all his fault.

Oh wait a minute ....

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A happy ending for five. I hope the other is found alive and safe. I feel for the family and friends that lost their daughter, sister, friend...

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It's an amazing story, I admire their courage and determination. My fingers are still crossed for that guy to find his wife today.

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