Wind ENE 10-12 knots, Course SSE, Speed 3-5 knots -- this is about as fast as I think they've recorded and directional control seems suspect
Has anyone checked on currents/wind to see if it's possible that these two set a transponder adrift? The boat speeds for the wind conditions seem in the ballpark for a raft floating free whilst R&S kick back somewhere warm and dry.
And why no more photos? The waters near the Jersey coast not look enough like the Southern Ocean --- pictures or it never happened.
This would require some rational behavior (self