Sadly, all the headlines shown in the header image of this website and on the cover of the books are genuine. The fonts and layouts are ours, but the words are real. Most of them are happy-ending stories, but serve to show how easily things can go wrong if you aren’t prepared, don’t have the right safety gear, or in some cases, are just on the wrong side of lady luck. And sadly, a few of the headlines are the sort that none of us ever want to read, and our hearts and deepest condolences go out to all those involved.
Crews rescue paddleboarder
Firefighters rescued a paddle boarder after she got into difficulty
Australian couple survive two days adrift on paddleboard
Fisherman comes to rescue after hearing screams
Paddleboarders urged to check wind forecasts as teens recover from ordeal
Stand-up paddleboarders have been urged to carefully check wind forecasts before entering the water, as more of the four teenagers swept across Melbourne’s bay have reflected on their near-death experience.
Missing paddle boarder found by Good Samaritan
“He was dehydrated, cold, and confused,”