INCIDENT NUMBER: 17412

09 March 2016 at 2133 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off of the coast of Mexico.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a group of individuals whose sailboat rolled and ended up in a life raft to wait for help. The individuals were picked up by a rescue vessel and transported to a secure location with no injuries.