On why needing a tow at sea could bankrupt you

I was having a couple of beers with a retired fisherman and his son yesterday in Garrucha, and he was telling me an interesting story about rescue as sea. Old Antonio still has three large fishing boats in Garrucha port, and his son, a hulk of a chap, seems to be doing all right for himself, what with the prawns being back and all. So Antonio was reminiscing about the Coastguard (salvamiento maritimo) and their Continue reading On why needing a tow at sea could bankrupt you